College Savings Plan (529)

The Connecticut Higher Education Trust 529 College Savings Plan (CHET), is designed to help employees save for the cost of a college education through payroll direct deposit to TIAA. The program offers a choice of flexible investment options, tax advantages, and use of the account savings at any eligible institution, both in the United States and abroad.

Opening an account is easy and can be completed online or by downloading the application on the CHET website. You can manage your direct deposit CHET elections from your paycheck in Workday.  

Payroll Direct Deposit Form