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 new 2018-2019 FAFSA is available.

Upcoming Deadlines

Deadline For Deadline Audience Category
First day validated students can request institutional short-term emergency loan Monday, August 26, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Financial Aid
Last Day To Register For Fall 2019 Friday, August 30, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Registration
Deadline to receive 100% refund of tuition/fees Friday, August 30, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Student Accounts
Opening Convocation Cramton Auditorium, 11:00 A.M. (Classes Suspended From 10:00 A.M- 1:00 P.M) Friday, September 20, 2019 Undergraduate, Graduate Academics
Deadline for students checking out of meal mandated Residence Halls to receive 50% refund of meal plan charges. Monday, September 23, 2019 Undergraduate, Parents Student Accounts, Residence Life
Deadline for students checking out of meal mandated Residence Halls to receive 50% refund of meal plan charges. Monday, September 23, 2019 Undergraduate, Parents Student Accounts, Residence Life
  • 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

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.