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The Education Plan + Sandia Make Saving For College Easy.

As part of Sandia National Labs employee voluntary benefits package, you can make deposits directly from your paycheck into a 529 college savings account with The Education Plan -- New Mexico’s official 529 college savings plan. Kids grow up fast! Here are just a few reasons to set up your account today.

  • Convenience. Set up withdrawals once and easily manage your account online.
  • Significant tax benefits for New Mexico residents.
  • Flexibility. Funds can be used for any level of higher education at colleges nationwide.
  • Funds can be used for expenses such as tuition, room and board, books, fees, computer technology and education-related special needs.

How to Enroll

Enrolling is easy and takes less than 15 minutes. You can open an account with just $1 and contribute as much or as little as you’d like.

  1. Open a new account with The Education Plan. The process is simple and you can complete it online.

  1. Set up payroll direct deposit for an existing account with The Education Plan.

While Sandia National Labs offers payroll direct deposit as an optional benefit, employees are responsible for opening and managing their own account with The Education Plan.

Knowledge is Power.

Download the full plan description for complete details about your investment.

What is a 529 with The Education Plan?

A 529 is a tax-advantaged college savings plan designed to make post secondary education more attainable for families. The Education Plan is New Mexico’s official 529 college savings plan.

Get in Touch.

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You can reach our friendly and knowledgeable customer service team:
Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. MT.

Sandia National Laboratories is a multimission laboratory managed and operated by National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc., for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-NA0003525.