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The New York State Department of Financial Services Student Protection Unit

Governor Cuomo formed the Student Protection Unit (SPU) as part of the Financial Frauds and Consumer Protection Division (FFCPD) of the Department of Financial Services (DFS). The SPU was formed to enhance consumer protections for New York's students, and to help those students build financially sound futures.

The goals of the Student Protection Unit are:

You can learn more about student protection in our Student Lending Resource Center.