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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Give a lasting gift of a CHET college savings account contribution. Read More
Jun
05
HARTFORD, CT – The statewide 2018 CHET Dream Big! Competition, which asks students to share their dreams about life after college through drawings...Read More
May
25
HARTFORD, CT — Check CHET Out! The Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) is offering a special four-day promotion to celebrate “529 Day”...Read More
Feb
06
The Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) is asking Connecticut students in grades K-8 to answer the question “What do you want to be when...Read More

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