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Plan Policy regarding participant/owner changes:
CollegeCounts 529 Fund
Alabama
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
CollegeCounts 529 Fund Advisor Plan
Alabama
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (PACT) Program
Alabama
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership ($20 fee).
John Hancock Freedom 529
Alaska
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan
Alaska
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
University of Alaska College Savings Plan
Alaska
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Arizona Family College Savings Program
Arizona
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Fidelity Arizona College Savings Plan
Arizona
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership. However, the program may report an owner change as a nonqualified distribution subject to all applicable federal and state taxes and penalties.
Ivy Funds InvestEd Plan
Arizona
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
GIFT College Investing Plan
Arkansas
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
iShares 529 Plan
Arkansas
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
The ScholarShare College Savings Plan
California
Accepts requests to change account owner.
Direct Portfolio College Savings Plan
Colorado
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Prepaid Tuition Fund
Colorado
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Scholars Choice College Savings Program
Colorado
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Smart Choice College Savings Plan
Colorado
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Stable Value Plus College Savings Program
Colorado
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET)
Connecticut
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) -- Advisor Plan
Connecticut
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Delaware College Investment Plan
Delaware
Account ownership may not be transferred prior to the owner's death or incapacity.
DC 529 College Savings Program (Advisor-sold)
District of Columbia
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
DC 529 College Savings Program (Direct-sold)
District of Columbia
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Florida 529 Savings Plan
Florida
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Florida Prepaid College Plan
Florida
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership.
Path2College 529 Plan
Georgia
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Hawaii's College Savings Program
Hawaii
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Idaho College Savings Program (IDeal)
Idaho
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Bright Directions College Savings Program
Illinois
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Bright Start College Savings Program -- Advisor-sold Plan
Illinois
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Bright Start College Savings Program -- Direct-sold Plan
Illinois
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
College Illinois! Prepaid Tuition Program
Illinois
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership ($15 fee).
CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan
Indiana
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
CollegeChoice Advisor 529 Savings Plan
Indiana
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
CollegeChoice CD 529 Savings Plan
Indiana
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
College Savings Iowa
Iowa
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
IAdvisor 529 Plan
Iowa
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Learning Quest 529 Education Savings Program (Direct-sold)
Kansas
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Learning Quest Advisor
Kansas
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Schwab 529 College Savings Plan
Kansas
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust
Kentucky
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Kentucky's Affordable Prepaid Tuition (KAPT)
Kentucky
Contract ownership is not transferable except in limited circumstances.
START Saving Program
Louisiana
Account ownership may not be transferred prior to the owner's death or incapacity.
NextGen College Investing Plan -- Client Direct Series
Maine
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
NextGen College Investing Plan -- Client Select Series
Maine
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
College Savings Plans of Maryland -- College Investment Plan
Maryland
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
College Savings Plans of Maryland -- Prepaid College Trust
Maryland
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership ($10 fee).
U.Fund College Investing Plan
Massachusetts
Account ownership may not be transferred prior to the owner's death or incapacity.
U.Plan
Massachusetts
Accepts changes to ownership with appropriate documentation.
MI 529 Advisor Plan
Michigan
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Michigan Education Savings Program
Michigan
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Michigan Education Trust
Michigan
The contract purchaser cannot transfer rights in the contract during lifetime.
Minnesota College Savings Plan
Minnesota
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
MACS 529 Advisor Program
Mississippi
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) Program
Mississippi
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT) Program
Mississippi
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership ($20 fee).
MOST - Missouri's 529 Advisor Plan
Missouri
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
MOST - Missouri's 529 College Savings Plan (Direct-sold)
Missouri
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Montana Family Education Savings Program -- Bank Plan
Montana
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership (but only to the beneficiary, or to the owner’s spouse as part of a divorce proceeding).
Montana Family Education Savings Program -- Investment Plan
Montana
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Nebraska Education Savings Trust -- Advisor College Savings Plan
Nebraska
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Nebraska Education Savings Trust -- Direct College Savings Plan
Nebraska
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
State Farm College Savings Plan
Nebraska
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
TD Ameritrade 529 College Savings Plan
Nebraska
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program
Nevada
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership ($20 fee).
SSgA Upromise 529 Plan
Nevada
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
The Vanguard 529 Savings Plan
Nevada
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
USAA 529 College Savings Plan
Nevada
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Fidelity Advisor 529 Plan
New Hampshire
Account ownership may not be transferred prior to the owner's death or incapacity.
UNIQUE College Investing Plan
New Hampshire
Account ownership may not be transferred prior to the owner's death or incapacity.
Franklin Templeton 529 College Savings Plan
New Jersey
Accepts requests to change account ownership.
NJBEST 529 College Savings Plan
New Jersey
Accept requests to transfer account ownership.
Scholar'sEdge
New Mexico
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
The Education Plan's College Savings Program
New Mexico
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
New York's 529 Advisor-Guided College Savings Plan
New York
Account ownership may not be transferred prior to the owner's death without a court order.
New York's 529 College Savings Program -- Direct Plan
New York
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
National College Savings Program
North Carolina
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
College SAVE
North Dakota
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
BlackRock CollegeAdvantage 529 Plan
Ohio
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Ohio CollegeAdvantage -- Guaranteed Savings Fund
Ohio
The account owner may be changed to another account owner, but may not thereafter be changed again except where the change is made back to the original owner or where the owner dies or becomes permanently disabled.
Ohio CollegeAdvantage 529 Savings Plan
Ohio
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Oklahoma College Savings Plan
Oklahoma
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Oklahoma Dream 529 Plan
Oklahoma
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
MFS 529 Savings Plan
Oregon
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Oregon College Savings Plan
Oregon
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Private College 529 Plan
Other
Ownership may not be transferred except in the case of an involuntary transfer such as death.
Pennsylvania 529 Guaranteed Savings Plan
Pennsylvania
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Pennsylvania 529 Investment Plan
Pennsylvania
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
CollegeBoundfund (Advisor-sold)
Rhode Island
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
CollegeBoundfund (Direct-sold, Alternative RI)
Rhode Island
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (Advisor-sold)
South Carolina
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan (Direct-sold)
South Carolina
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
South Carolina Tuition Prepayment Program
South Carolina
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership ($25 fee).
CollegeAccess 529 (Advisor-sold)
South Dakota
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
CollegeAccess 529 (Direct-sold)
South Dakota
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Tennessee's BEST Prepaid College Tuition Plan
Tennessee
Participant/owner may not be changed.
TNStars College Savings 529 Program
Tennessee
No provision for permitting an account owner change.
Lonestar 529 Plan
Texas
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Texas College Savings Plan
Texas
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan
Texas
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership ($20).
Texas Tuition Promise Fund
Texas
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership.
Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP)
Utah
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan
Vermont
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
CollegeAmerica
Virginia
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
CollegeWealth
Virginia
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Virginia529 inVEST
Virginia
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership ($10 fee except where owner has died or become disabled).
Virginia529 prePAID
Virginia
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership ($10 fee unless account owner has died or became disabled).
Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET)
Washington
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership.
SMART529 Prepaid Tuition Plan
West Virginia
Accepts requests to transfer contract ownership.
SMART529 Select
West Virginia
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
SMART529 WV Direct College Savings Plan
West Virginia
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
The Hartford SMART529
West Virginia
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Edvest
Wisconsin
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.
Tomorrow's Scholar 529 Plan
Wisconsin
Accepts requests to transfer account ownership.