Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) Connecticut State Treasurer

Getting Started is Easy...

step1

Check CHET Out!

Find out about the plan benefits, how it works, the tax advantages for Connecticut residents, and how the funds can be used.

step2

Choose Your Investments

Review CHET’s flexible investment options and select what is best for you. We can help if you have questions.

step3

Open an Account

Open your CHET account today and start on the path to saving for college.

Get more information on CHET sent directly to your email

Everyone Can Participate

Parents

Get real answers to your concerns about saving for college.

Grandparents, Family & Friends

A few simple steps can help plan for your loved one’s future.

Students

CHET can help you achieve your college dreams.

Employers & Financial Professionals

Help your employees and clients save for college.

The Buzz

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The state of Connecticut will contribute up to $250 to your baby’s CHET account to help get your child’s college savings off to a good start....Read More
Jan
25
HARTFORD, CT — Since it started 10 years ago, the CHET Dream Big! Competition has encouraged thousands of Connecticut students to aspire to become...Read More
Dec
12
HARTFORD, CT — “This award will truly make a difference in my ability to pay for college,” Denaja Gonzalez, a senior at Capital Community...Read More
Nov
14
HARTFORD, CT — With the holiday season upon us and only a few weeks remaining for contributions to qualify for a state income tax deduction, State...Read More
Aug
24
HARTFORD, CT — When Gloria Chery, a freshman at Central High School in Bridgeport, learned last fall that she had won a CHET Advance Scholarship,...Read More