Colleges and universities across the country are beginning to figure out what the fall semester for students will look like. In-house counsel at the schools that have chosen to bring students back to campus full-time need to worry about furthering the spread of the new coronavirus and class action litigation over refunds for tuition, housing and service fees.

Making sure proper cleaning techniques are applied and fixing codes of conduct and housing contract language may be the best way to mitigate the risk of a lawsuit, attorneys who work in higher education told Corporate Counsel.

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