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Federal Student Loan Updates

The Supreme Court ruled to block the previously announced Biden-Harris Administration student debt relief plan.

Student loan interest will resume starting on Sept. 1, 2023, and payments will be due starting in October. Check Student to check out your loan status and stay updated on any further developments or changes before payments restart.

The Cuyahoga County Department of Consumer Affairs is urging borrowers to use only trusted resources to check their loan status and make payments.


Resources to help you select and pay off loans:


College loan repayment and debt collection scams

As bowers plan to restart their student loan payments, we urge residents to be cautious of scams. Scammers often prey on people’s anxiety about paying off debts – and new graduates who owe on student loans can be targets for these scams.

Here’s what you need to know to avoid these kinds of scams.

If you’re struggling to pay on your student loans:


College scholarship and financial aid scams

These tips will help you learn to spot and avoid financial aid scams aimed at students.

Common warning signs of financial aid scams:

How do you avoid a financial aid scam?

How to find legitimate help paying for college:


Tips for managing student loan debt

The Department of Consumer Affairs’ mission is to make sure people who live or shop in Cuyahoga County get what they pay for.