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
Summer Registration Disenrollment due to nonpayment Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Student Accounts, Registration
Summer Registration Disenrollment due to nonpayment Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Student Accounts, Registration
University Closed - Memorial Day Observed Monday, May 27, 2019 All University Closing/Holiday
Deadline to receive 50% refund of tuition/fees (Summer Session I) Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Student Accounts
Graduation hold applied for Summer 2019 graduates Friday, May 31, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Academics
Deadline to receive 25% refund of tuition/fees (Summer Session I) Friday, May 31, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Student Accounts

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.