Mount Saint Mary College Data Breach Investigation

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


Mount Saint Mary College is a private liberal arts college in the Mid-Hudson Valley region of New York State. Founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic in 1959, Mount Saint Mary College prioritizes Judeo-Christian principles, and promotes the Dominican tradition of education that values the inherent worth of the individual. Today, Mount Saint Mary College offers over 80 academic programs for undergraduate and graduate studies. Additionally, Mount Saint Mary College participates in NCAA Division III athletics, competing in 21 sports, such as basketball, lacrosse, and soccer. Located in Newburgh, New York, Mount Saint Mary College enrolls over 2,400 students.


On December 20, 2022, Mount Saint Mary College discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Mount Saint Mary College determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information. On February 7, 2023, Mount Saint Mary College began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed include:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Passport number
  • Email address
  • Username and password

If you received a breach notification letter from Mount Saint Mary 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 Mount Saint Mary College data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Mount Saint Mary College;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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