So you just received a shiny new SDCCU card in the mail. Awesome! Before you can start using it though, you need to activate it.
Activating your card is super quick and easy. In this short guide, I’ll walk you through the simple steps so you can start enjoying the perks of your SDCCU card right away.
A Bit About SDCCU
For those unfamiliar, SDCCU stands for San Diego County Credit Union. It’s the largest locally-owned financial institution in San Diego with a rich history dating back to 1938.
Originally founded to serve county employees, today SDCCU membership is open to all and they offer a full suite of financial services – loans, credit cards, mortgages, you name it!
What You’ll Need Before Activating Your Card
To ensure the activation process goes smoothly, make sure you have the following handy:
- Your new SDCCU card number
- Your online banking username and password
- If you don’t have online banking yet, no worries! I’ve included instructions below for enrolling
- A computer, phone, or tablet
- An internet connection
And that’s it! See, super simple.
Step-by-Step Guide to Activating Your Card at sdccu.com /activate
Without further ado, here are the steps to get your card up and running:
- On your device, open any web browser and enter sdccu.com/activate in the address bar
- Click the big blue “Activate” button
- Enter your online banking username and click “Continue”
- If asked to enroll in online banking, choose that option and enter the requested info to sign up
- Enter your password and follow the instructions to activate
And that’s all there is to it! Your brand new SDCCU card is now ready for action.
Forgot Your Username? Here’s How to Get it Back
Uh oh, having trouble activating because you forgot your online banking username? Not to worry, it’s easy to recover.
- Visit the secure login page
- Below the login fields, click “Forgot your username?“
- Confirm your identity by entering your full Social Security # or Tax ID # and an account or card number
- Click next and follow the prompts to retrieve your username
Once you have your username back, return to sdccu.com/activate and pick up where you left off!
So there you have it my friend! Now you can impress your family by being the tech wiz who quickly activated a new credit card. 💳 Consider yourself officially in the know when it comes to getting your SDCCU card up and running.