Preliminary Investigation Report

2018-04-09 00:00:00

In keeping with my commitment to transparency, today I am writing to you to provide an update on the University’s ongoing efforts to review the oversight and operations of the Office of Financial Aid.  I want to assure you all that I am committed to getting to the bottom of this situation and to strengthening our financial aid policies and procedures to ensure that this never happens again. 

Campus Update

Dear Howard University Community,

Good Friday

2018-03-30 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community:
The Easter holiday is a particularly fitting time to reflect on all the wonderful possibilities that await us during the remainder of the year.

Howard University Responds to Student Demands

2018-03-30 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Students,

I want you to know that I hear you, and my team and I are committed to being responsive to your needs. Howard University has birthed generations of student activists and we will always continue in that spirit, for it is through raising the united voices of our students that Howard scholars have historically created a reverberating impact across the nation and the world.

Important Update from President Frederick

2018-03-28 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community,

I pen this letter to provide some relevant updates regarding Howard’s commitment to ensuring work integrity across all University offices, specifically the Office of Financial Aid. In accordance with my commitment to continuous progress, in February 2015, I initiated a proactive review of the Howard University Office of Financial Aid to ensure the office was providing the best support to our campus community. 

Passing of Togo D. West, Jr.

2018-03-13 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community,

I wish to express my sincere condolences regarding the passing of Togo D. West, Jr., government lawyer and high-ranking Clinton Administration official on Tuesday, March 8, 2018. A groundbreaking trumpeter, singer, and social activist, Togo Dennis West, Jr. was born on June 21, 1942, in Winston Salem, North Carolina. A renowned attorney and public official, he was the second person to occupy the position of Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the Bill Clinton Administration; he was also the second African-American to do so ever.

2018 Spring Break

2018-03-09 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community,

The University will be closed next week for Spring Break. Many of you plan to use this time to visit family and friends or to get well-deserved rest. However, more than 650 of our students will be rolling up their sleeves to help others in need by participating in the University’s Alternative Spring Break. We wish you all safe travels to your community service project sites and thank you in advance for dedicating your time.

Claims for Personal Items Lost/Damaged during Winter Break 2017

On February 22, 2018, the University circulated the Howard University Personal Property Loss Reimbursement Policy (the “Policy”), setting forth the process by which faculty, students, and staff will be reimbursed for personal property lost and/or damaged in buildings affected by flooding and condensate water during Winter Break.  The deadline for submitting claims is April 3, 2018, UNLESS the property is locate

Delayed Opening

Dear Howard University Community,

Tomorrow morning’s commute may be impacted by icy road conditions and impassable secondary streets. Our primary concern is the safety of our campus community. With that in mind, Howard University will open at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 22, 2018.

FEMA: Special Weather Statement issued by the NWS Baltimore/MD/Washington, DC.