Some colleges say no to housing refunds this fall

Some colleges say no to housing refunds this fall

Dive Brief: At least two colleges have said they won’t necessarily refund students’ housing costs if the pandemic causes residence halls to shut down this fall. The University of South Florida and Western Carolina University have updated their living agreements to clarify that they won’t return housing fees if dormitories close. The move angered the […]
Will lawsuits for tuition refunds succeed? It depends, experts say

Will lawsuits for tuition refunds succeed? It depends, experts say

In mid-March, as New York University frantically moved classes online, students at its Tisch School of the Arts began asking about tuition refunds. Some were put off by the response, which included a video of its dean, Allyson Green, dancing to R.E.M.s 1991 single...
Students sue colleges for coronavirus-related tuition refunds

Students sue colleges for coronavirus-related tuition refunds

Dive Brief: Students at Drexel University and the University of Miami have sued their respective institutions for tuition and fee refunds, claiming they paid for services and in-person instruction, which are no longer being provided because of the coronavirus...