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Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU)

Teachers Federal Credit Union (Teachers) is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution located in the Research Support Building, Bldg. 400, Brookhaven Ave. Members can receive financial advice and service at Teachers’ 31 branch locations throughout Long Island, Queens, and Manhattan, and at more than 5,000 shared service centers located across the country.

Teachers is here to support your financial needs with a wide-range of member-focused products with competitive rates and low fees. They are dedicated to helping our members get more value from their banking relationship.

  • Laboratory employees, facility-users, and guests with Brookhaven National Laboratory identification badges can cash Brookhaven Lab payroll checks at Teachers. However, the credit union cannot cash personal or traveler’s checks unless you are a Teachers member.
  • All Brookhaven Lab and Brookhaven Science Associates checks can be cashed at Teachers with proper identification, regardless if you have an account.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  •  Saturday and Sunday: Closed

For more information on becoming a credit union member, contact the Brookhaven Lab branch directly at Ext. 2790, Monday through Friday, or the Teachers Call Center at (631) 698-7000.

Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) Locations

Teachers has two 24/7 on-site ATMs: 

  1. Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488, Brookhaven Ave.
  2. Research Support Building, Bldg. 400, Brookhaven Ave.
  • The ATMs accept credit and debit/ATM cards that are in the following networks: CIRRUS, HONOR, NYCE, and PLUS
  • Non-Teachers members will be charged $3.00
  • Withdrawal amounts are determined by your financial institution’s limits