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
Classes and University Services Suspended at Noon Wednesday, November 21, 2018 All University Closing/Holiday
University Closed - Thanksgiving Recess - No dining services provided during recess Thursday, November 22, 2018 - Sunday, November 25, 2018 All University Closing/Holiday
Students without a financial hold may begin to pay $200 Advanced payment for RSVP Housing Deposit for the 2019-2020 academic year. (Continuing students only) Thursday, November 29, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Financial Aid
Students without a financial hold may begin to pay $200 Advanced payment for RSVP Housing Deposit for the 2019-2020 academic year. (Continuing students only) Thursday, November 29, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Financial Aid
Formal Classes End Thursday, November 29, 2018 All Academics
Deadline for Payment of Institutional Short-Term Emergency Loans Friday, November 30, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents 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.