MACY'S TUITION ASSISSTANCE SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning.

These Official Rules govern the "Macy's Tuition Assistance Sweepstakes" (the "Sweepstakes"), which is offered by Macy's Corporate Services, Inc. ("Sponsor"). One (1) prize will be awarded. Prize may be used for any lawful purpose. Need not be a student to enter or to win.

Sweepstakes Period: Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM (Eastern Time) on August 1, 2013 and ends at 11:59 PM (Pacific Standard Time) on October 31, 2013 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Sponsor's Technology Provider, as identified below, shall determine timeliness of text entries in its sole discretion. Timeliness of mailed-in entries will be determined by postmark information.

How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, there are two ways to enter.
1.Text Message: You may enter the Sweepstakes by sending a text message with one of the following words "CAMPUS," "UNCLE," "BOOKS," or "COLLEGE," from your cellular phone to the short code 62297. You must have a text messaging two-way capable phone and digital service to enter using the text messaging method. Charges for all text messages, including any error messages, sent and received from your handset will be determined by the terms in your individual calling plan with your cellular provider. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of an entrant based on the phone number from which a text message originated, the entry will be declared made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of such phone number at the time of the entry. The "Authorized Account Holder" is the person to whom the applicable cellular phone service provider or other applicable organization has assigned the wireless phone number associated with the submitted text message. Entrant information will be used to provide a call to action that will include instructions on opting out as to future messages.
2.Free Mail-In Entry: For a free method of entry, you may enter via mail-in entry by legibly hand-printing your full name, complete address, daytime and evening telephone numbers (including area codes), email address, and date of birth on a 3"x5" card or piece of paper and mailing it in an envelope with first class postage affixed to: Macy's Tuition for a Year Sweepstakes, 151 West 34th Street, 16th Floor New York, NY 10001. Only one (1) entry per person please. Mail-in entries must be postmarked during the Sweepstakes Period and received by no later than November 11, 2013, to be eligible. Email address and other contact information will be used for contacting potential winners.

Limit: One entry per mobile number and per person as to mail-in free means of entry. Multiple entries received from any mobile number or person will be void and may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Mechanical reproductions and entries generated by any automated or mechanical means or any other method that subverts these Official Rules will be void and also may result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries or other insufficient or untimely attempts to participate, all of which will be disqualified. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

Eligibility: Sweepstakes open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry, except employees of Sponsor, Hipcricket ("Technology Provider") and their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of such an employee. Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law. Entrants need not be enrolled as students in order to participate or win the Sweepstakes.

Drawing: One (1) winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about November 12, 2013. One (1) winner will be selected. All decisions of Sponsor are final. Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries received. Mail-in entries will be added to the text entries by Technology provider for purposes of drawing. Prize consists of only the cash amount described below. All federal, state and other taxes, and other fees, costs and expenses relating to the prize, including its use, acceptance and possession, are the sole responsibility of the winner. If the winner has not attained the age of majority in the jurisdiction of his/her domicile, prize will be awarded to parent or legal guardian.

Prize: Winner will receive Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars (US) ($25,000), which will be awarded in the form of a check. Prize may be used for tuition or any other lawful purpose.

Notification: Potential winner will be notified by text message, e-mail or telephone and must respond to accept or decline the prize within seven (7) business days of notification and fulfill the requisite requirements, including by signing and returning an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and Publicity within such seven (7) business day period or an alternate potential winner may be selected. In the event of noncompliance with this or any other requirement, the non-complying potential winner will be disqualified as will a potential winner, who cannot be contacted, does not timely respond or where a notification is returned as undeliverable. Where a potential winner is disqualified, an alternate potential winner will be selected and no payment or other compensation will be made to the original, disqualified potential winner. If the recipient potential is a minor in the jurisdiction of his/her domicile, such notification must be executed by the entrant's parent or legal guardian within the requisite seven (7) business day period or an alternate potential winner may be selected. No exchange or transfer of prize except by Sponsor.

Release: By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules and to be solely responsible for their own actions and agree to hold harmless Macy's, Technology provider and each of their respective parent and affiliated entities, together with the officers, directors, employees, agents, insurers and licensees of each of them, as well as each of their successors and assigns (collectively the "Released Parties") from any liability for losses, damages or injuries arising in connection with their participation in the Sweepstakes or the award or use of the prize.

Publicity: Acceptance of a prize constitutes consent to Sponsor's use of winner's name, likeness, photograph, voice, biography, opinions and/or hometown/state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide (including but not limited to internet and television broadcast) without further consent or compensation except where prohibited and whether or not related to Sweepstakes.

General Conditions: Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries or for any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission of any Sweepstakes-related communication or transmission, failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor and/or Technology Provider without reference to cause. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes in the event that it becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond Sponsor's reasonable control. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated early, a potential Winner will be selected from all eligible entries received prior to termination.

Disputes: The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and New York State. By entering, entrants (including the winner) hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in New York, New York. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SWEEPSTAKES OR AFFECT ITS OPERATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Privacy: Handling of all entrant information, including email addresses, will be consistent with Macy's, Inc.'s Notice of Privacy Practices. See http://www.macys.com/service/start/safeshopping/privacy.jsp.

Winner's Name: For name of winner (available after November 20, 2013) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Macy's Tuition for a Year Sweepstakes, WINNER or OFFICIAL RULES (please specify), c/o Macy's, 151 W. 34th Street 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Official Rules also available at macys.com/campus.

Sponsor: Macy's Corporate Services, Inc., 151 W. 34th Street, New York, NY 10001.

Administrator: Hipcricket, 4400 Carillon Point, Kirkland WA 98033.