Quinnipiac University Covid-19 Tuition Refund Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Quinnipiac University has agreed to settle a class action with a $2.5 million payment, which will go, among other things, for partial refunds of tuition and fees. The complaint alleged that the university should make such refunds because of the switch to remote learning in March 2020, in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic, in accordance with mandates for the State of Connecticut.

Docket Number:


Company: Quinnipiac University

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Objection Deadline: March 13, 2023

Exclusion Deadline: March 13, 2023

Final Approval Hearing: April 10, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to do anything to receive a check for your payment at your last known mailing address. If you wish to update your address or choose a different form of payment, you may fill out an Election Form.


You may be eligible if you were a Quinnipiac undergraduate or graduate student for whom any amount of tuition and/or fees were paid, from any source (such as the student’s funds, funds from parents or other family members, loans, or non-Quinnipiac scholarships) to Quinnipiac for the Spring 2020 semester, and whose tuition and fees have not been refunded in their entirety.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Payment estimated at $174 per person. Payments will be sent by check to your last known mailing address, or you can fill out an Election Form to update your address or request payment in a different form. If you do not cash your check, the money you would have received will be put into the Quinnipiac University Financial Aid Appeals Fund to be used as student aid.

Total Settlement Amount: $2.5 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Up to $3,000

Law Firms:
Bursor & Fisher
Hagens Berman
Izard Kindall and Raabe LLP

Claim Form: QU Settlement Election Form

Case Name: Metzner et al. v. Quinnipiac University

Settlement Website: QU Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
JND Legal Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Quinnipiac University Settlement
c/o JND Legal Administration
P.O. Box 91304
Seattle, WA 98111

Tags: Covid-19 Related, Education, Failure To Pay For Refund, Tuition