Federal Student Loan Debt Relief

UPDATE: As of June 30th, 2023, The Supreme Court of the United States has overturned the Biden-Harris Administration’s student debt relief plan, ending the repayment pause. Interest will begin accruing on September 1st and loan repayments are expected to resume October 2023. For the most up to date information, and to find out who your loan servicer is, please visit studentaid.gov


If you are struggling to reach your loan servicer, or have additional questions on repayment and how you may be impacted, please contact Student Connections for assistance, or call toll free and speak with a Borrower Advocate at (866)-311-9450.


The Biden-Harris Administration proposed providing up to $20,000 in student loan debt relief for eligible borrowers. The application requires no supporting documents to complete and takes only 5 minutes. The Department of Education will notify you when your application is complete, approved, and if additional information is required. There is currently a hold on all Federal Student Loan Debt Relief applications. No new applications are currently being accepted and all submitted applications are currently being held. You can find more information on the requirements and your eligibility for the One-Time Federal Student Loan Debt Relief with Federal Student Aid.

For all questions related to the debt relief application, the Federal Student Aid contact center is available to assist you at 1-833-932-3439.  You can also find information regarding your student loan balance and other federal aid by logging into your ‘My Aid‘ profile on studentaid.gov.

While litigation continues for the Federal Student Loan Debt Relief program, the U.S. Department of Education has extended the student loan payment pause. If the debt relief program is not implemented or resolved by June 30, 2023, payments will resume 60 days after that. The Department of Education will notify borrowers prior to repayment starting. You can find more information regarding the Student loan payment pause with studentaid.gov.