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Preparing for freshman year


This time of year, parents and high school seniors begin anxiously checking their mailboxes for admission news from colleges and universities. That means they will soon use their Virginia529 accounts.

If you’re in this group (or will be in the next few years and want to get ahead of the curve), learn how with these handy documents. They will give you more insight into financial aid, tax information, and the forms required to begin using your Virginia529 account(s).

For more detailed explanations of using your program benefits, register for an upcoming “Using Your Benefits” webinar.

Virginia529 prePAID

» Benefits Guide » Intent to Enroll Form » prePAID Program Description » prePAID Webinar

Virginia529 inVEST and CollegeWealth

» Distribution Guide » inVEST Program Description » CollegeWealth Program Description » Distribution Request Form » inVEST and CollegeWealth Webinar

Resources to help you learn

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most common questions about 529 plans.

Smart Savers Academy

Tune in to a live episode and ask questions of the presenter, or watch a previously recorded webinar below.

Invest529 Portfolio Performance

Review and compare historical returns of Invest529 portfolios.