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It’s the exciting time of year when parents and high school seniors keep close watch on their mailboxes for admission news from colleges and universities. For families that own a Virginia529 account, this also likely marks the first time they will use their account for qualified higher education expenses.

Virginia529 is here to help you prepare for your child’s freshman year of college, or entry into another type of post-secondary training program. The following resources will give insight into the financial aid and tax information you need, and you will find the forms required to begin using your benefits. For more detailed explanations of using your program benefits, register for an upcoming “Using My Account” webinar.

 

Prepaid529

Prepaid529 benefits guide Webinar Prepaid529 program description

 

Invest529 and CollegeWealth 

Invest529 distribution guide Webinar Invest529 program description CollegeWealth program description


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Resources to help you learn

Virginia529 offers free, in-person information sessions at locations across Virginia. These hour-long sessions highlight the program’s three plans, explain the benefits to account owners and give you the chance to get your questions answered. If you don’t live near one of our in-person sessions, Virginia529 offers online webinars where you can learn more from the comfort of your own home.