The U.S. Department of the Treasury will now pay all federal benefits electronically. If you apply for benefits on or after May 1, 2011, you will receive benefit payments electronically from the start. If you are receiving benefits by paper check, you will need to make the switch by March 1, 2013. This include recipients of Social Security, disability, welfare, and all other regular federal benefits.

You can sign up in three ways:

*Very important: If you sign up for a prepaid debit card through www.GoDirect.org, the card you receive will be a MasterCard, which is not accepted at any JCU branch. We strongly encourage you to sign up for direct deposit through your JCU account instead.