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
Formal Classes End Wednesday, November 25, 2020 All Academics
Deadline for Students to Clear Spring 2020 Incomplete Grades with Instructors Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Undergraduate, Graduate, Faculty/Staff Academics
University Closed - Thanksgiving Recess - No dining services provided during recess Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Sunday, November 29, 2020 All University Closing/Holiday, Academics
University Closed - Thanksgiving Recess - No dining services provided during recess Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Sunday, November 29, 2020 All University Closing/Holiday, Academics
Departmental Examinations - to be conducted online Monday, November 30, 2020 - Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Undergraduate, Graduate, Faculty/Staff Academics
Deadline for academic deans to submit Special Grade Reports to the Office of the Registrar for removal of Spring 2020 incomplete grades Friday, December 4, 2020 Faculty/Staff Academics

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.