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
Senior Comprehensive Examination in major fields for College of Arts and Sciences prospective May, Summer, and December 2019 graduates Saturday, March 23, 2019 Undergraduate, Faculty/Staff Academics
Last day Graduation Application is available via BisonWeb for Spring 2019 prospective candidates Monday, October 22, 2018 - Sunday, March 31, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Registration
Deadline for prospective Spring 2019 graduates to apply for graduation via BisonWeb Sunday, March 31, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Academics
Last day Graduation Application is available via BisonWeb for Spring 2019 prospective candidates Monday, October 22, 2018 - Sunday, March 31, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Registration
Last Day to complete a Total Withdrawal from University Friday, April 5, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Registration
Last Day to Withdraw from a Spring 2019 Course Friday, April 5, 2019 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.