Understanding Aid at Howard

Financial Aid Basics
An overview of financial aid as well as costs, eligibility and common questions.
How to Apply for Federal Aid
A step-by-step guide for applying, receiving and maintaining your eligibility for aid.
Funding Opportunities
A full list of all financial aid forms, applications, and worksheets as well as helpful links.

Paying for Howard

How to Make Payments
To help pay for your Howard education, we provide various methods for you to pay your dues.
Types of Aid
Information about the wide variety of grants, scholarships, work programs and loans available and their respective requirements.
Fill out your FAFSA
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available.

Upcoming Deadlines

Deadline For Deadline Audience Category
University Closed - Winter Recess: No dining services provided during the recess Monday, December 16, 2019 - Wednesday, January 1, 2020 All University Closing/Holiday
Residence Halls open for check-in for New Residents at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 9, 2020 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Residence Life
Residence Halls open for check-in of Continuing Students at 10:00 A.M Friday, January 10, 2020 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Residence Life
Orientation, Academic Advisement, Course Registration, and Payment of tuition/fees for all New Undergraduate Students Friday, January 10, 2020 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 10, 2020 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 10, 2020 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Registration, Financial Aid

What can the Office of the Bursar help with?

  • 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.

finaid@howard.edu

What can the Office of Financial Aid Help With?

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.