If you're planning a special event, seminar, fair or other educational initiative and you would like to invite a PA 529 College Savings Program Representative to speak about Pennsylvania's two state-sponsored 529 plans, please call 1-800-440-4000 or email pa529@patreasury.gov.

If you would like instead to provide literature to your attendees about the PA 529 College Savings Program, please call and we'll send you our marketing collateral that help add value to your event.

If you are a member of the media and wish to learn more about the Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program, or to schedule an interview with Treasurer Torsella, please contact the Office of Communications at 717-787-2991 or news@patreasury.gov.

Press Releases

Pennsylvanians Can Now Send State Tax Refunds Directly to a PA 529 College Savings Account


PA Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that, for the first time, Pennsylvanians can deposit their state income tax refund directly into an existing, tax-exempt Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program account. With the new option, all or a portion of a refund can be sent to one or multiple accounts.

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Treasurer Torsella Encourages Families To Contribute To Pa 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan Before Schools’ Tuition Rates Increase


Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today reminded Pennsylvanians to contribute to a PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan (GSP) by August 31, 2017, before the annual tuition rate increase on Sept. 1, 2017, set by colleges and universities.

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Treasurer Torsella Announces Financial Results for PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Program Accounts


Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today provided a financial performance report on PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Program’s (PA 529 GSP) investment report for fiscal year 2016-17, and outlined adjustments going forward.

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The Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program sponsors two plans - the PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan (GSP) and the PA 529 Investment Plan (IP). The guarantee of the PA 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan is an obligation of the GSP Fund, not the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or any state agency. Before investing in either plan, please carefully read that plan's disclosure statement to learn more about that plan including investment objectives, risks, fees, and tax implications.

If you are not a Pennsylvania taxpayer, consider before investing whether your or the designated beneficiary's home state offers any state tax or other benefits that are only available for investments in that state's qualified tuition program.