Trinity College Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Trinity College regarding its recent data breach. The Trinity College data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Trinity College is a private liberal arts educational institution offering 41 majors, 28 minors, and over 900 courses to students. Additionally, Trinity College has 155 student clubs and organizations, and 30 competitive teams, including NCAA Division III athletics. Founded as Washington College in 1823, Trinity College enrolls around 2,200 full-time undergraduate students and employs more than 200 faculty members. Located in Hartford, Connecticut, Trinity College prides itself as the second-oldest college in the state.


Recently, Trinity College discovered that National Student Clearinghouse and Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association, two third-party venders used by Trinity College, experienced data breaches in which the sensitive personal identifiable information of Trinity College customers may have been accessed. While the investigation is ongoing, Trinity College determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a cyber-attack on the MOVEit file transfer software used by National Student Clearinghouse or Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association. At present, the type of information exposed has not been made publicly available.

If you are a current or former student or faculty member of Trinity College:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Trinity College data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services;
  2. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  3. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  4. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  5. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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