The Connecticut Higher Education Trust 529 College Savings Program

Sponsored by the Connecticut Office of the Treasurer and managed by Fidelity, this 529 plan is open to both residents and nonresidents.

Why open a CHET 529 college savings plan?

Tax advantages

Connecticut taxpayers could receive a state income tax deduction of up to $10,000 on contributions made to your CHET account.

Flexible use of funds

Use for a wide variety of expenses at any accredited university, college, or vocational school nationwide—and many abroad.

Investment choices and performance

Access performance details and choose either an age-based strategy or a custom strategy based on your specific investment goals.

Account benefits and details

No annual fee or minimum required to open—these features and more make it easy to open and own a CHET 529 account.

About the State of Connecticut and additional programs offered by CHET

Connecticut Office of the Treasurer

A major goal of the office is to ensure the accessibility of these programs to youth, adults across the generations and underserved populations in the state. Find out more about the state sponsor for this plan.

The Treasurer's efforts working with organizations throughout the state have helped provide programs and assistance that can empower the people of Connecticut with information and training to help them build a better future.

Baby Scholars

The CHET Baby Scholars program provides $100 toward a newborn's future college costs. Learn more

Dream Big! Competition

CHET is dedicated to helping Connecticut families find ways to afford the costs of higher education. Learn more about the CHET Dream Big! Competition

Security you can count on

At Fidelity, we take your security and privacy seriously. That's why we employ world-class measures to help keep your portfolio safe. Learn more

¿Necesitas ayuda en español?

Como Ahorrar Para La Educación Superior (PDF)
Para ayuda en español a tus preguntas acerca del plan, como funciona y las opciones de inversión disponibles, por favor llama al 888-799-2438.  Nuestros especialistas en planificación de la educación, con la ayuda de un traductor, están disponibles para asistirte de lunes a viernes de 8 a.m. a 9 p.m. ET.

Abre una cuenta CHET
Descarga una solicitud para abrir una cuenta del plan de ahorros universitarios CHET y un paquete con los datos del plan.

We're here to help

Education planning specialists are available Monday–Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET.