Understanding Aid at Howard

An overview of financial aid as well as costs, eligibility and common questions.
A step-by-step guide for applying, receiving and maintaining your eligibility for aid.
A full list of all financial aid forms, applications, and worksheets as well as helpful links.

Paying for Howard

To help pay for your Howard education, we provide various methods for you to pay your dues.
Information about the wide variety of grants, scholarships, work programs and loans available and their respective requirements.
The new 2018-2019 FAFSA is available.

Upcoming Deadlines

Deadline For Deadline Audience Category
Final Exams for Prospective Spring 2019 Graduates Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - Thursday, April 25, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Academics
Formal Classes End Friday, April 26, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate, Faculty/Staff Academics
Deadline for Instructors to Submit Grades For Prospective Graduates Friday, April 26, 2019 Faculty/Staff Academics
Departmental Examinations Monday, April 29, 2019 - Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Graduate Academics
Deadline for students to clear Fall 2018 incomplete grades with instructors Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Registration
Deadline for Academic Deans to Submit Special Grade Reports to the Office of the Registrar for Removal of Incomplete Grades for Fall 2018 Friday, May 3, 2019 Faculty/Staff Registration

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Billing & Payment Due Date
  • Identifying Holds/Removal of Financial Holds
  • Receipt of Outside Scholarship and Direct Pay Third-Party Checks
  • Special Billing (Third-Party Contracts & Payment Plans)
  • Refunds

Questions concerning Financial Aid, including Eligibility/FAFSA/Fellowships/Scholarships/Tuition Remission/Loans & Grants, should be directed to the Financial Aid Office, located in Room 205 of the Administration Building.

Email finaid@howard.edu

Questions concerning Financial Aid, including Eligibility/FAFSA/Fellowships/Scholarships/Tuition Remission/Loans & Grants, should be directed to the Financial Aid Office, located in Room 205 of the Administration Building.