Riley and his father James McNulty move the sophomore’s belongings to their car on March 16, near Dunne Hall on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.

SOUTH BEND — A former College of Notre Dame student is suing the university, searching for to be reimbursed for tuition and college student charges from when classes went virtual in the spring of 2020 because of COVID-19. 

Notre Dame, like a lot of faculties and universities about the region, moved lessons on line in mid-March of last year and sent pupils home amid worries of COVID-19 spreading through college or university campuses.  

The lawsuit, filed in federal courtroom previous 7 days by Evan Slattery, is a single of extra than a hundred lawsuits brought by learners in opposition to colleges and universities in the wake of COVID-19. Similar lawsuits brought by students at Harvard and Yale have lately been dismissed, while the Indiana Court of Appeals is at this time litigating legal motion versus Indiana and Purdue universities.

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