The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires institutions participating in federally funded financial aid programs to make information about the institution available to the public, current and prospective students, current and prospective student loan borrowers, and current employees. Howard University is committed to promoting access to information that will allow consumers to make informed decisions about post-secondary education.
The following links provide readily accessible consumer information to help students, parents, employees and the university community make informed decisions about post-secondary education. To print a PDF version of the Consumer Information, click here.

General Institutional Information

Transfer of Credit Policies

Faculty (pdf)

Student Financial Assistance

Health and Safety

Student Outcomes

National Student Loan Data System

All borrowers are advised that information regarding all federal student loans are reported to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). Such information is accessible by guaranty agencies, lenders, and institutions determined to be authorized users of the data system. Students are advised that they can always look up their federal student loan history on the website of the NSLDS.

U.S Department of Education Resources and Publications

Institutions are required to provide information published by the Department of Education to students at any time that information regarding loan availability is provided. These publications include information about rights and responsibilities of students as borrowers of federal student loans. All Federal Student Aid publications and printed resources are available on the website.

University Policy on Equal Opportunity

The Howard University does not unlawfully discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the University, including admission to educational programs and employment. The University is subject to the District of Columbia Human Rights Act.

Inquiries concerning the application of this policy and federal laws and regulations concerning discrimination in education or employment programs and activities may be addressed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Office of Chief Human Resources Officer, 2244 10th NW, Suite 407, Washington, DC 20059, (202) 806-1280, or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education; or to the Director of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission/Washington Field Office. To request disability accommodations, students should contact the Office of Student Services, (202) 238-2420 (voice) 202-588-9755 (TDD), and employees should contact the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, (202) 806-12800 (voice).