Through the Cuyahoga County Debt Repayment program, eligible Cuyahoga County residents may qualify for a one-time payment of up to $2,000 toward debt to return to college and complete their degree at either Cleveland State University or Cuyahoga Community College.
Have resided in Cuyahoga County for at least one year;
Have been previously enrolled at a public higher education institution located in the state of Ohio;
Have previously incurred institutional debt from that institution that is currently preventing continued progression to certificate, degree or credential; (not including federal student loan debt)
Seek to re-enroll at Cleveland State University or Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C)
Meet federal Pell Grant income eligibility requirements through submission of a Student Aid Report or Institutional Award Letter.
Obtain Financial Aid
1500 West 3rd Street Suite 125 Cleveland, Ohio 44113
First floor of the Post Office Plaza building
Monday-Friday 10a.m-5p.m and by appointment Saturday by appointment