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Online Enrollment

Step 1 of 11 Before You Begin

Welcome to The Texas Tuition Promise Fund®

  • Applications will be accepted September 1, 2015 through February 29, 2016 for all eligible participants.
  • Applications will be accepted through July 31, 2016 for children less than one year of age at the time of enrollment.

If you wish to enroll by mail, download a paper application, download an Enrollment Kit, or request an Enrollment Kit be mailed to you.

If you need assistance completing this application, please contact us.

Applying Online

Enrolling online is the easy, secure way to open a Texas Tuition Promise Fund account.

  • FIRST, read the Plan Description and Master Agreement (“Plan Description”).
    The Purchaser must read these documents prior to submitting this Application. By submitting this Application, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of the Plan Description and this Application, and you are certifying that you meet all eligibility requirements of the program.
  • SECOND, applying online requires electronic payment of the application fee ($25) by way of ACH debit from a checking or savings account.
    • The application fee is $25 for the first contract purchased and is non-refundable. If you have an existing, open contract for the same beneficiary, the application fee is waived for additional applications that you submit for the same beneficiary.

    If you would like to pay by check or money order, please download a paper application, download an Enrollment Kit, or request an Enrollment Kit be mailed to you.
  • THIRD, contract payments may be sent at any time, but will not be due until May 1, 2016.
    You will be billed based on the plan type and payment method selected. You can cancel a contract application any time between September 1, 2015, and April 30, 2016, and receive a full refund of any payments received during this time, less the non-refundable application fee and any additional fees that are due at that time. You will not receive any earnings on such cancellations. For details regarding Cancellations and Refunds, please see the Plan Description.
  • FOURTH, you will receive program documents and information about making payments after your application is processed. Please allow two weeks for receipt of this information.
  • LASTLY, make sure you have the following information ready before you get started.
    This will help minimize the time you spend in completing your online application.
    • Your social security number
    • Your beneficiary's social security number
    • Your beneficiary's date of birth
    • Your e-mail address
    • Your selected tuition plan type
    • Your preferred payment option
    • Your bank account number and routing number to pay the application fee and to establish automatic monthly payments


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This material is provided for general and educational purposes only and is not intended to provide legal, tax or investment advice, or for use to avoid penalties that may be imposed under U.S. federal tax laws. Contact your attorney or other advisor regarding your specific legal, investment or tax situation.

The Texas Tuition Promise Fund® is established and maintained by the Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board and distributed by Northern Lights Distributors, LLC, Member FINRA, SIPC. NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC, the parent company of Northern Lights Distributors, LLC, is the Plan manager and administrator of the Plan.

Some states offer favorable tax treatment to their residents only if they invest in the state's own 529 plan. Purchasers who are non-residents of Texas should consider whether their home state offers its residents a 529 plan with alternative tax advantages and should consult their tax advisor.

Contracts in the Plan are not deposits or other obligations of any depository institution. Neither a contract nor any return paid with a refund is insured or guaranteed by the FDIC, the state of Texas, the Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board, any other state or federal governmental agency or NorthStar or its affiliates. The contracts have not been registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or with any state.

Purchasers should carefully consider the risks, administrative fees, service and other charges and expenses associated with the contracts, including Plan termination and decreased transfer or refund value. The Plan Description and Master Agreement contains this and other information about the Plan and may be obtained by visiting www.texastuitionpromisefund.com or calling 1.800.445.GRAD (4723), Option #5. Purchasers should read these documents carefully before purchasing a contract.

Comments or complaints may be forwarded to the Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Program, Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts, at P.O. Box 13407, Austin, Texas 78711-3407, or at 1.512.936.2064.

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