Open a Mutual Fund Account


Existing Customers

Log in to open a mutual fund account online 

First time logging in? Register for online access, then return to this page and log in to open a mutual fund account online.

Before you begin
Find in-depth information in TIAA-CREF's mutual funds prospectuses.

Initial investment
Make an initial investment with your online application via electronic funds transfer (EFT) or automated investment plan (AIP).

Buy at today’s price
To purchase your fund at today’s price, your application and electronic payment instructions must be received in good order prior to the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (usually 4:00 p.m., Eastern Time).

Questions? Call 800-223-1200 Weekdays, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. (ET)