Strengthening our communities and improving the lives of our members.


Sponsorship Requests

UICCU is proud to sponsor many of the events and programs in the communities we serve. Our allocations committee meets monthly to evaluate the applications and determines funding based on eligibility and compliance within our donation guidelines. UICCU is unable to grant all application requests, but will certainly favor those that affect the good of our membership and the community. To make a request please submit a donation application.



Free Tax Preparation for Low Income Iowans

UICCU is a partner of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA). You may be eligible for free tax preparation of your 2017 tax returns. To get information about VITA, visit the following links based on the county where you live in Iowa:



Scholarship Opportunities

2018 Give & Grow Scholarship: Do you have a senior high school student starting college next year who embodies the UICCU philosophy of giving back to their community? Applications are now being accepted for the UICCU Give & Grow Scholarship program. The deadline for applications is February 26th, 2018.

2018 Give & Grow Scholarship Application



Statement of Commitment

At the University of Iowa Community Credit Union, members come first. We promise to offer honest and equitable financial products and services to every member, every time. We promise to treat every member with respect and dignity. We promise to strive to be a trusted financial adviser that our members can count on to assist them with achieving their financial dreams. We encourage you to learn more by downloading our Statement of Commitment.



Investment in our Community

UICCU employees volunteer countless hours every year in events throughout our communities. See our 2017 Community Involvement Review for more details. You can also visit our Facebook page for daily posts on UICCU sponsored events as well as updates on our involvement in the communities we serve.



Giving Back

Thank you for your membership. Your support allows us to give back to our communities. See our fact sheet to learn more. 



Outstanding Student of the Arts 

UICCU is proud to recognize Nathan Butler and Nathan Ward as this month's Outstanding Student of the Arts for excellence in debate, music, drama or studio arts. UICCU will donate $400 each to Highland High School and Liberty High School and award them each with a $250 scholarship. Review the ad below for a list of their accomplishments. 



February 2018

Outstanding
Student
of the Arts

Accomplishments:

  • Band:
    • Honor Band (9-12)
    • Represented Iowa in Iowa Ambassadors of Music (10)
    • Section Leader (10-12)

  • Choir:
    • Honor Choir (9-10)

  • Speech:
    • All –State Individual Improv Performer (11)
    • State Large Group (10-11)
    • State Individual (9,11)

Nathan Butler
Highland High School
Class of 2018

The UICCU is proud to recognize and honor students selected by the faculty of area high schools for excellence in debate, music, drama or studio arts. UICCU will donate $400 to Highland High School and award the student with a $250 scholarship. This is our way of recognizing today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.

Outstanding
Student
of the Arts

Accomplishments:

  • Part of three drumlines
  • Captain of two drumlines
  • Lead in two Liberty High School plays
  • Drummer of an Illinois State Winning Jazz Band
  • Drummer for the first Liberty High School Show Choir
  • Captain of the first Liberty High School Drumline

Nathan Ward
Liberty High School
Class of 2018

The UICCU is proud to recognize and honor students selected by the faculty of area high schools for excellence in debate, music, drama or studio arts. UICCU will donate $400 to Liberty High School and award the student with a $250 scholarship. This is our way of recognizing today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.

January 2018

Outstanding
Student
of the Arts

Accomplishments:

  • 4 Year All-Stater (trumpet) in the Iowa All State Band
  • Trumpet soloist at the Iowa All-State Band
  • 2-time ISU Honor Band participant
  • SEIBA Honor Band participant (French Horn)
  • Principal trumpet in the West High Wind Ensemble
  • Lead trumpet in the West High Jazz Ensemble
  • Trumpet player in the West High Symphonic Orchestra, Pit Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra
  • Trumpet play in the Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra
  • Raised $10,000 for the Iowa City Music Auxiliary through self-created fundraising program called Music Playathon
Outstanding Student of the Arts January Recipient

Junhee Lee
West High School
Class of 2018

The UICCU is proud to recognize and honor students selected by the faculty of area high schools for excellence in debate, music, drama or studio arts. UICCU will donate $400 to West High School and award the student with a $250 scholarship. This is our way of recognizing today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.

Outstanding
Student
of the Arts

Accomplishments:

  • Best of Show 2016 Southeast Iowa Superconference Juried Art Show
  • Solo for Touring Choir
  • Solo for Mennonite Schools Counsel Choir Fest 2017
  • On Cast for Anne of Green Gables
  • On Case in Spring Children’s Dramas
  • Participated in the SEISC Art Workshops
Outstanding Student of the Arts January Recipient

Monet Slabach
Iowa Mennonite School
Class of 2018

The UICCU is proud to recognize and honor students selected by the faculty of area high schools for excellence in debate, music, drama or studio arts. UICCU will donate $400 to Iowa Mennonite School and award the student with a $250 scholarship. This is our way of recognizing today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.



December 2017

Outstanding
Student
of the Arts

Accomplishments:

  • ICCSD Band Program, August 2010- May 2017
  • City High Drumline and Marching Band, August 2014-May 2017
  • City High Speech, August 2012- present
  • Individual Speech, 2012-2014, won 1st place (2014) Individual Speech Duo Interpretation
  • Large-Group Speech, 2013-present
  • City High Show Choir, August 2013- present
  • Select Women’s Ensemble, August 2014- present
  • Leader of SWE 2017-2018 elected by previous leader and director
  • City High Ambassadors, May 2017- present
  • City High Spring Musicals,
  • Mary Poppins (Ms. Lark), February 2015- April 2015
  • Grease (Ensemble), February 2016- April 2016
  • Guys and Dolls (Maybell), January 2017- April 2017
  • City High Fall Play,
  • To Kill A Mockingbird (Scout Finch), August 2016- November 2016
  • Charlotte’s Web (Narrator #1), August 2017-November 2016

Keaton Scandrett
City High School
Class of 2018

The UICCU is proud to recognize and honor students selected by the faculty of area high schools for excellence in debate, music, drama or studio arts. UICCU will donate $400 to City High School and award the student with a $250 scholarship. This is our way of recognizing today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.



November 2017

Outstanding
Student
of the Arts

Accomplishments:

  • 2-time member of Iowa All-State Choir
  • 3-time member of Iowa State University Honor Choir
  • Ensembles/Activities include: Concert Band (clarinet and drum major), Jazz Band (Bass), Bella Voce (auditioned choir), Treble Clef Choir, state champion jazz choir, solo/ensemble, lead/principle roles in “Annie”, “Little Mermaid”, “James and the Giant Peach”, and “Little Women”

Faye Duster
Solon High School
Class of 2018

The UICCU is proud to recognize and honor students selected by the faculty of area high schools for excellence in debate, music, drama or studio arts. UICCU will donate $400 to Solon High School and award the student with a $250 scholarship. This is our way of recognizing today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.

Outstanding
Student
of the Arts

Accomplishments:

  • Orchestra Solo and Ensemble participant 2017 Score I
  • First Chair Viola, 2013 - present
  • RVC Honor Band, 2013, 2015, 2016
  • First Chair Trumpet, 2015 - present
  • First Chair Horn 2012-2014
  • Speech All State Large Group Musical Theater 2016
  • Individual Musical Theater 2017
  • Madrigal Choir and RVC Honor Choir 2016 & 2017
  • Drama - Lead set designer - 5 productions
  • Perfermer - 13 productions at Regina & in the community
  • Visual Art - AP 2-D Art
  • Plays trumpet, mellophone, F Horn, Violin, Viola, Bugle, Guitar (acustic & electric) and ukulele

Carolina Icardi
Regina High School
Class of 2018

The UICCU is proud to recognize and honor students selected by the faculty of area high schools for excellence in debate, music, drama or studio arts. UICCU will donate $400 to Regina High School and award the student with a $250 scholarship. This is our way of recognizing today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.



October 2017

Outstanding
Student
of the Arts

Accomplishments:

  • Marching Band Drum Major
  • SEIBA Honor Band Member
  • Multiple time RVC Honor Band Member
  • Trumpet Section Leader
  • Outstanding Soloist Award
  • Lead Role in School Play
  • Founder of – “Hannahs’ Musical Hope” non-profit organization to provide instruments to students who cannot afford them.
Outstanding Student of the Arts October Recipient

Hannah Kerchner
West Branch School
Class of 2018

The UICCU is proud to recognize and honor students selected by the faculty of area high schools for excellence in debate, music, drama or studio arts. UICCU will donate $400 to West Branch School and award the student with a $250 scholarship. This is our way of recognizing today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.

Outstanding
Student
of the Arts

About Madison

  • Madison is a new addition to the West High School AP arts program. She is a talented artist who is an essential part of their program. She is respected by both teachers and her peers.
Outstanding Student of the Arts October Recipient

Madison Molina
West High School
Class of 2018

The UICCU is proud to recognize and honor students selected by the faculty of area high schools for excellence in debate, music, drama or studio arts. UICCU will donate $400 to West High School and award the student with a $250 scholarship. This is our way of recognizing today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.



September 2017

Outstanding
Student
of the Arts

Accomplishments:

  • Member of the City High Wind Ensemble for 4 years (principal chair for 2 years)
  • Member of the City High Drum Line for 3 years (drum line captain for 2 years)
  • Member of the City High Jazz ensemble for 3 years
  • Member of the City High Symphony Orchestra for 2 years
  • Member of the show choir combo for 2 years
  • Member of the pit orchestra for the musical for 3 years (directed pit for 2 shows)
  • Member of the City High Jazz Co0mbo for 3 years
  • Iowa All-State Orchestra pianist in 2016
  • First alternate (piano) to the Iowa All-State Jazz Band
  • Attended the Birch Creek Jazz Program in Door County, WI for 2 years (jazz piano)
Outstanding Student of the Arts September Recipient

Levi Pugh
City High School
Class of 2018

The UICCU is proud to recognize and honor students selected by the faculty of area high schools for excellence in debate, music, drama or studio arts. UICCU will donate $400 to City High School and award the student with a $250 scholarship. This is our way of recognizing today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.