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
University Closed - Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday Observed Monday, January 21, 2019 All University Closing/Holiday
Deadline for students checking out of meal mandated Residence Halls and/or withdrawing from the University to receive 50% of meal plan charges Friday, January 25, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Student Accounts, Residence Life
Financial holds applied to all accounts with a balance greater than zero and late payment fees assessed. Friday, January 25, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Student Accounts
Last Day to Register for Spring 2019 Friday, January 25, 2019 All Registration, Academics
Last Day to Register for Spring 2019 Friday, January 25, 2019 All Registration, Academics
Payment-in-full is due for students who register for the first time during the late registration period Friday, January 25, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Registration, Financial Aid

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.