SUNY: About 20,000 eligible for tuition refund

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ALBANY, N.Y. – The State University of New York says that approximately 20,000
notices will be sent to current and former students who may be eligible for a
tuition refund as a result of paying non-resident tuition while eligible for the
in-state rate between the Fall 2007 and Spring 2011 semesters.

Students who may be eligible
will receive a notice from SUNY in the coming weeks, and may include those
who:

  • Graduated from an approved New York State High School or
    received a GED in New York State; and
  • Attended one of the SUNY schools listed below at any
    time from the Fall 2007 to the Spring 2011 terms; and
  • Paid the Non-Resident Tuition Rate (also called the
    out-of-state rate).

To
receive any money, eligible students must submit a Claim Form by September 4, 2013,
to:

E-mail: classrefund@suny.edu

Mail: Claims
Administrator
SUNY Plaza

353 Broadway
Albany, NY 12246

Fax: 518-320-1544

Affected campuses are: UAlbany,
Alfred State, Binghamton, Brockport, University at Buffalo, Buffalo State,
Canton, Cobleskill, Cortland, Delhi, Downstate Medical Center, Empire State
College, Environmental Science & Forestry, Farmingdale State, Fredonia,
Geneseo, Maritime, Morrisville State, New Paltz, Old Westbury,
Oneonta, Optometry, Oswego, Plattsburgh, Potsdam, Purchase, Stony
Brook, SUNYIT, and Upstate Medical
University.

The notices are being issued as
a result of a recent class action settlement agreement in the case of Strum, et
al. v. SUNY, et al., brought by two former Binghamton University students on
behalf of themselves and other individuals thought to be eligible for a tuition
refund in accordance with New York Education Law.

For additional information,
please visit: http://www.suny.edu/tuitionsettlement/

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