Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) Connecticut State Treasurer

Getting Started is Easy...

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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.

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Choose Your Investments

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

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Open an Account

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

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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
May
18
For a limited time through June 30th, CHET will add $50 to your 529 college savings account after 6 months when you open your account with $100. ...Read More
May
01
CHET is celebrating May and 5/29 Day with a $1,529 CHET contribution give-away opportunity. Learn more . ...Read More
Mar
30
Your child can enter the Dream Big! drawing and essay competition for a chance to win $1,000. Entry Deadline is March 30, 2016. Visit chetdreambig.com...Read More
Mar
23
TIAA Investments has won 2016 Thomson Reuters Lipper Awards for Best Mixed-Assets Large Fund Company 1 and, for the fourth time in a row, Best Overall...Read More