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
First day Graduation Application is available via BisonWeb for Spring 2019 prospective candidates Monday, October 22, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts
Spring 2019 Registration begins for Continuing Students Monday, October 22, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate Registration
Fall 2019 First-Time in College Early Action Admission Application deadline Thursday, November 1, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate Registration
Priority deadline for receipt of 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for Prospective and Continuing Students Thursday, November 1, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate Financial Aid
Last Day to Request Institutional Short-Term Emergency Loan Friday, November 2, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts
Last Day to Complete a Total Withdrawal from the University Friday, November 2, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate Registration

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.