Understand your credit with free access to your FICO® Score from HUECU.
Good credit can help you secure a personal loan, a mortgage, and even rent an apartment. Used by financial institutions to help gauge credit worthiness, your FICO® Score can be one of the most influential and valuable pieces of information to shape your financial future.
We’ve made it easy for you to understand your credit health. With a credit card from HUECU, you now get free access to your FICO® Score on your monthly statement and in online banking.
How to View Your FICO® Score
Log in to Online Banking by clicking the button above
Click the ‘My Credit Card’ menu option
Once in the Card Center, click on the FICO® Score link
Understanding Your Credit
Frequently Asked Questions
What are FICO® Scores?
FICO® Scores are numbers that summarize your credit risk. Scores are based on a snapshot of your credit file at particular consumer reporting agencies at a particular point in time, and help lenders evaluate your credit risk. FICO® Scores influence the credit that’s available to you and the terms, such as interest rate, that lenders offer you.
How often will I receive my FICO® Score?
HUECU Credit Card holders will receive their updated FICO® Score 8 based on Experian data, when available, on a quarterly basis.
Will receiving this affect my credit score?
No. The FICO® Score we provide will never impact your credit score.
How can I get a free copy of my credit report?
You may request a copy of your credit report for free each year at AnnualCreditReport.com.
What are key score factors?
When a lender receives your FICO® Score, key score factors are delivered with the score. These key score factors are the top factors that affected the score. Knowing these score factors can help you better understand your financial health over time.
How are FICO® Scores calculated?
FICO® Scores are calculated from many different pieces of credit data in your credit report. This data is grouped into five categories as outlined below. The percentages reflect how important each of the categories is in determining how FICO® Scores are calculated.
- 35% – Payment History
- 30% – Outstanding Debt
- 15% – Credit History Length
- 10% – Pursuit of New Credit
- 10% – Credit Mix
Why is my FICO® Score not available?
The availability of your FICO® Score is meant for the primary account holder of Credit Card accounts. A few reasons your FICO® Score may not be available include:
- You are a new credit card account holder – Your FICO® Score is refreshed quarterly and may not have been available during our last score refresh process.
- You are not the primary account holder on your joint account
- You are an authorized user
- Your card is no longer active
- Your score was temporarily unavailable at the time of our quarterly score refresh process
Stop Receiving Free Access to Your FICO® Score
Click here if you no longer wish to receive your FICO® Score for free from HUECU.
FICO is a registered trademark of Fair Isaac Corporation in the United States and other countries.
Harvard University Employees Credit Union and Fair Isaac are not credit repair organizations as defined under federal or state law, including the Credit Repair Organizations Act. Harvard University Employees Credit Union and Fair Isaac do not provide “credit repair” services or advice or assistance regarding “rebuilding” or “improving” your credit record, credit history or credit rating.