University of Tampa Covid-19 Closure Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

The University of Tampa (UT) is resolving a class action that charges it with breaching its contract with its students to provide physical, in-person, on-campus educational services for the Spring 2020 semester when it shut down its campus due to Covid-19. The complaint alleged that the school should provide partial tuition and fee refunds for switching to remote learning.

Docket Number:


Company: University of Tampa

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: March 1, 2020

Objection Deadline: August 30, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: August 30, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: October 18, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof or submit a Claim Form.


You may be eligible if you are a student or former student who paid, or on whose behalf payment was made, for tuition and fees for the University of Tampa Spring 2020 semester, who remained enrolled as of March 1, 2020, and who has not yet received a refund for tuition and fees.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund, based on the total amount of out-of-pocket tuition and fees paid for the Spring 2020 semester. Final amount will depend on how many Requests for Exclusion are submitted. You may submit an Election Form to opt to (1) receive your payment by check at a different mailing address than the one UT has on file for you, (2) receive your payment by Venmo or PayPal, (3) apply your payment to future credits at UT, to be used no later than the start of the Fall 2023 semester (August 28, 2023), or (4) give your payment as a gift to UT for deposit into a scholarship fund administered by UT for the benefit of students.

Total Settlement Amount: $3,400,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Bursor & Fisher

Claim Form: Election Form

Case Name: D’Amario v. The University of Tampa

Settlement Website: University of Tampa Covid-19 Closure Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
JND Legal Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

UT Settlement
c/o JND Legal Administration
P.O. Box 91244
Seattle, WA 98111

Tags: Closed Campus, Covid-19 Related, Education