State Treasurer of Iowa

Give the Gift of Education with College Savings Iowa

The holiday season is upon us, and I know family and friends are asking what they can get for your children and grandchildren. One present that is always a hit is the gift of education. If you or a family member has an open and active College Savings Iowa account, you can get everyone involved in contributing towards their higher education savings. College Savings Iowa account owners can share their unique Ugift codes for each beneficiary that will allow others to contribute towards their savings. 

Watch this short information video about Ugift to learn more. 

Ugift is an easy, free-to-use feature that is already part of College Savings Iowa accounts. Friends and family can use the unique Ugift codes at any time to easily make gift contributions at Plus, sharing the polite gift request is easy and effortless with Ugift’s email, Facebook, Twitter or party invitation inclusions. College Savings Iowa account owners can find their Ugift codes by selecting the Ugift option on the right-hand side of the online account management screen. 

In addition, College Savings Iowa is celebrating the season by giving away a $1,000 College Savings Iowa account. All Iowans, with a child or grandchild under the age of 18, are eligible to register for the giveaway at starting December 1. Visit the giveaway website, watch our short video and then register up to four beneficiaries for your chance to win.

If you have any questions regarding Ugift or College Savings Iowa, please contact our plan specialists by phone at 888.672.9116 or email at You can learn more and sign up for your own College Savings Iowa account by visiting

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