ScholarShare Investment Board

COVID-19

As the coronavirus continues to take its toll on the economy and global markets, the ScholarShare Investment Board is closely monitoring the situation and helping California families navigate the challenges.

Please be assured that families can continue to access, review, and make transactions on their ScholarShare 529 account(s) online at ScholarShare529.com or by calling our customer service representatives at 1-800-544-5248. For other questions, please feel free to contact ScholarShare Investment Board staff at scholarshare@treasurer.ca.gov.

Investments and Market Volatility

The ScholarShare 529 investment lineup is designed to weather uncertainty thanks to the plan’s program manager, TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc. (TFI), which has managed state 529 plans for more than 20 years. The TFI investment team recently offered its perspective for college savers. Click here to read it. For additional college savings tips amid stock market volatility, click here.

Navigating the New Realities

California parents and students have pressing questions about the impact of COVID-19 on all aspects of college, and we set out to help by offering some tips and resources. Our guide, Navigating the New Realities, A Guide for California College Students and Parents, dives into several topics that are top of mind today.  Click here to access the guide and visit ScholarShare529.com for more information.