Inform the investment group or financial advisor responsible for initiating payments of the tuition due date a few weeks in advance because processing times vary. 

To figure out the one-year costs for your 529 plan, visit the Costs page for your residency and school. Then, include Indirect Costs in your estimate.

Mailing Address for 529 Savings Plans, 529 Prepaid Tuition, Family Trusts

Make payments payable to the University of Colorado. Third party checks made payable to individuals and endorsed will not be accepted.

Include the student’s full 9-digit student ID number on the check.

Mail payments directly to the university at:

Bursar’s Office – OCM
University of Colorado Boulder
2055 Regent Dr., room 175
41 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0041

Direct Billing

If a 529 program, trust fund, or other third party payer needs to be billed directly from the university (and cannot accept the bill in the student’s name), please send the letter of authorization to 3rd Party Sponsorships.