How do I claim a 529 Tuition payment?
These instructions are for all 529 programs except the Pennsylvania Guaranteed Savings Plan. If you have a Pennsylvania Guaranteed Savings Plan 529, please see "How do I claim a PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan tuition payment?"
- After you receive an e-mail notification that your billing statement is available, log into your Student Center.
- Select "Manage My Account/Make a Payment".
- Select "View" or "Download" in the "Your Statements" section.
- Print a copy of the billing statement to submit to your 529 plan if necessary. Print any additional copies of the billing statement if needed.
The 529 payment, as well as any additional personal payment being made by other means, must be received by the statement due date in order to avoid any late fees.
Penn State cannot request funds from a 529 plan on behalf of the account owner/student, Therefore, please DO NOT mail your Payment Authorization Form (PAF) or PAF copies to Penn State.
If you have a Texas Tomorrow, Michigan Education Trust, College Illinois!, or Alabama PACT Plan you should select the "contact us" link to let us know about your expected 529 payment amount.