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
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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
Oct
26
HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET), Connecticut’s 529 college savings program, has received a bronze medal from...Read More
May
22
HARTFORD, CT — Future engineers, designers, firefighters, journalists, artists, photographers, police officers, teachers, scientists, astronauts,...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