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 - Presidents Day Observed Monday, February 18, 2019 All University Closing/Holiday
Review RSVP points for Housing Selection 2019-2020 Monday, February 18, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Residence Life
Eligible students can make online housing selections for those who submitted their Advanced Rent Payment. (Continuing Students Only) Monday, February 25, 2019 - Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Residence Life
Charter Day Convocation at 11am in Cramton Auditorium (Classes suspended 10am-1pm) Friday, March 1, 2019 All Academics
Final Enrollment Census date Friday, March 8, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Student Accounts
Deadline for instructors to submit Midterm, Unofficial Withdrawal (UW) and Never Reported (NR) status reports via BisonWeb Friday, March 8, 2019 Faculty/Staff Academics

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.