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.

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

NOW

Congratulations on your new baby! While you are enjoying this amazing first year of your child’s life, let CHET help get you started saving for college.

The...Read More

Jan
11

Good news for CHET account owners: Congress has approved legislation that adds computers as an eligible education expense for tax-free withdrawals from 529...Read More

Dec
31
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. Don’t...Read More
Dec
11

HARTFORD, CT — At an uplifting ceremony at the Legislative Office Building last night, State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier recognized 100 high school freshmen...Read More

Dec
01

How many times have you heard parents say “I wish my child came with an instruction manual?” Well, CHET wanted to help out, so we’ve collaborated...Read More