529 Savings plans &

Americorps Awards

BOSS and education funding

BOSS courses can be funded by 529 College Savings Plans and by Americorps Education Awards. They also earn college credit.

This is possible through our partnership with Western Colorado University.

How to use your 529 with BOSS

  1. Choose and register for your BOSS course.
  2. Download, complete and sign the Western Colorado University Extended Studies registration packet by visiting the Western Extended Studies page.
  3. Return sections B, C and D (if selected) of the completed registration packet to Western Extended Studies, along with payment for the desired credit.
  4. Once the packet is received, Extended Studies will verify your enrollment, tuition cost and payment status with BOSS.
  5. Within two business days of your enrollment verification, Extended Studies will process your registration and send an email confirmation.
  6. If you are using a 529 Plan to pay for your course, carefully follow the instructions in the registration packet and arrange for payment at a minimum of 30 days before your course begins.
  7. If you are paying for your course with personal funds, please remit payment for your credit to our program’s office along with your registration packet.

If you have any questions, or want more information please contact:

Hannes Wingate

How to use your Americorps Education Award with BOSS

Hannes Wingate
  1. Choose and register for your BOSS course.
  2. Download, complete and sign the Western Colorado University Extended Studies registration packet by visiting https://western.edu/academics/extended-studies/outdoor-and-experiential-education-program-partnerships/
  3. Return sections B, C and D (if selected) of the completed registration packet to Western Extended Studies, along with payment for the desired credit.
  4. Once the packet is received, Extended Studies will verify your enrollment, tuition cost and payment status with our program.
  5. Within two business days of your enrollment verification, Extended Studies will process your registration and send an email confirmation.
  6. If you are using an AmeriCorps voucher to pay for your course, carefully follow the instructions in the registration packet and arrange for payment at a minimum of 30 days before your course begins.

If you have any questions, or want more information please contact:

BOSS

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BOSS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
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BOSS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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