Students playing in kindergarten classThe Massachusetts U.Plan Prepaid Tuition Program is one of the safest and most reliable ways to save for college costs. And new changes to the program will make saving in the U.Plan even easier. Effective immediately, all U.Plan savers have the opportunity to manage their account online and save in the program all year long. All the valuable benefits of the U.Plan remain the same, allowing families to continue locking in current rates on tuition and mandatory fees at over 70 participating colleges and universities in Massachusetts.

To access the U.Plan’s online system, simply visit mefa.org/uplan and click the green Create Online Account button. If you’ve already saved in the U.Plan, you’ll simply answer a few questions to access your account information online. If you’re new to the U.Plan, you’ll provide some information in order to open a new account.

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Once you have your account set up online, you’ll be able to log into mefa.org/uplan anytime to:

  • Add to your savings
  • Set up automatic deposits
  • Request a disbursement
  • View your U.Plan Statement
  • Open a new account for another Beneficiary
  • Change your address, phone number, email address, etc.

And if you’re not familiar with the U.Plan, now’s the perfect time to learn more. With the U.Plan:

  • Your savings will lock in a percentage of tuition and mandatory fees
  • You won’t encounter any fees, or any federal or MA state taxes on earnings
  • You’ll qualify for a state income tax deduction
  • Should the Beneficiary decide to attend college out of state, withdrawing funds is easy and penalty free

Ready to add to your U.Plan savings or open a new account? Visit mefa.org/uplan and click Create Online Account. Within just a few minutes, you’ll be saving in one of the most stable and reliable prepaid tuition programs in the country. And if you have any questions, we’re here to help. Call us at (800) 449-MEFA (6332) or email us at collegeplanning@mefa.org.