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
Residence Halls close at Noon- No dining services on this day Wednesday, December 12, 2018 All Residence Life, University Closing/Holiday
Residence Halls close at Noon- No dining services on this day Wednesday, December 12, 2018 All Residence Life, University Closing/Holiday
Deadline to enroll in the Payment Plan via TouchNet at 0% down payment (Enrollment Fee is required) Friday, December 14, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts
Payment-in-full due for Spring 2019 (All Students) Friday, December 14, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Registration, Financial Aid
Payment-in-full due for Spring 2019 (All Students) Friday, December 14, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Registration, Financial Aid
University Closed - Winter Recess: No dining services provided during the recess Monday, December 17, 2018 - Tuesday, January 1, 2019 All University Closing/Holiday

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.