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
Deadline for students checking out of meal mandated Residence Halls and/or withdrawing from the University to receive 25% of meal plan charges Friday, October 19, 2018 Undergraduate Student Accounts, Residence Life
Deadline for students checking out of meal mandated Residence Halls and/or withdrawing from the University to receive 25% of meal plan charges Friday, October 19, 2018 Undergraduate Student Accounts, Residence Life
Deadline to receive 25% refund of tuition/fees (Last day for tuition/fees refunds) Friday, October 19, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate Student Accounts, Financial Aid
Deadline to receive 25% refund of tuition/fees (Last day for tuition/fees refunds) Friday, October 19, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate Student Accounts, Financial Aid
Final Enrollment Census Date Friday, October 19, 2018 Undergraduate, Graduate Registration
Deadline for students checking out of Residence Halls to receive 25% refund of housing charges Friday, October 19, 2018 Undergraduate Student Accounts, Residence Life

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.