Student Loan Sites Crash After Biden's Announcement of Debt Relief

Curious borrowers crashed the Education Department's federal student aid website.

Late on Wednesday, a virtual waiting room said to enter the site's homepage.

According to DownDetector, which tracks the outage, the outage peaked around 2 p.m.

Nelnet said in a tweet Wednesday afternoon that it was experiencing extremely high website and phone traffic.”

We know you have questions on student loan cancellation. The Department of Education determines eligibility.

Biden also extended the federal student loan payment break until December 31.

According to the Federal Student Aid website, the Biden administration “will launch a simple application in the coming weeks”