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 - Winter Recess: No dining services provided during the recess Monday, December 17, 2018 - Tuesday, January 1, 2019 All University Closing/Holiday
Residence Halls open for check-in for New Residents at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 10, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Residence Life
Orientation, Academic Advisement, Course Registration, and Payment of tuition/fees for all New Undergraduate Students Friday, January 11, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Registration, Financial Aid
Orientation, Academic Advisement, Course Registration, and Payment of tuition/fees for all New Undergraduate Students Friday, January 11, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Registration, Financial Aid
Orientation, Academic Advisement, Course Registration, and Payment of tuition/fees for all New Undergraduate Students Friday, January 11, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Registration, Financial Aid
Residence Halls open for check-in of Continuing Students at 10:00 A.M Friday, January 11, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Residence Life

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.