Payment & Fee Deadlines

Payments, including third-party payment authorizations for the Fall 2020 semester, are due on August 3, 2020. All third-party payment authorizations should be submitted to the Office of the Bursar/Student Financial Services via email at, or you may submit these documents in person to suite 218, located inside the Administration Bldg. All payments and third-party authorizations for the Spring 2021 are due on January 4, 2021.

Late Payment Fees 

Students who have not either satisfied their bill or enrolled in the Installment Plan by the deadline will be assessed a $100.00 late payment fee each month an outstanding balance remains on the account. Students are asked to monitor their student accounts frequently. 

Payment Options

Payment in Full      

All charges must be paid in full by the due date:
  • Fall 2020 Semester, August 3, 2020  
  • Spring 2021 Semester, January 4, 2021  

A $100.00 late fee will be assessed a $100.00 late payment fee each month the balance remains. 

Installment Plan

Howard University offers installment plans for the fall and spring semesters. When registration for the plan opens in July and December (respectively), students can sign up via E-Pay. There is a $45.00 nonrefundable enrollment fee, and monthly payments are made based on the installment plan enrollment date. This plan is managed by TouchNet. 

  1. Payment Methods - Payments may be made by VISA, Discover, MasterCard, American Express, or automatic bank payment (ACH). The University also accepts wire-transfer payments
  2. Convenience - Automatic payments deducted from a checking/savings account or credit/debit card. 
  3. Easy Access - The installment plan can be monitored online or you can call a dedicated customer service representative. 
  4. Peace of Mind – Arrangements are made to satisfy the semester charges and students who have secured validation. 
  5. Fall Payment-Plan (Options)
    4-Month Payment Plan: 25% down payment required (July 1st – August 3rd)
    3-Month Payment Plan: 33% down payment required (August 4th – September 3rd)
    2-Month Payment Plan: 50% down payment required (September 4th – October 3rd)

Payment Methods

Credit Card

Students who have a pin number and Howard University ID number may pay by credit card on the internet by logging into the payment system. Visa, American Express, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted.


Students who wish to pay cash may do so at the Cashier’s Office located on the first floor of the Administration Building. This option is available Monday – Friday from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For summer hours, please contact the cashier’s office at 202-806-2630.

Money Order / Cashier's Check / Certified Check

Money orders, cashier’s checks, and certified checks can be submitted in-person or mailed to the Office of the Bursar. Please make sure the student’s name and Howard ID number are included in the memo of the payment.

Please Note: A $35.00 fee will be charged for all reversed credit card payments and returned checks. Subsequent checks will not be accepted. Checks and money orders should include the student's name and Howard University Identification Number.

Mail payments to:

Howard University
Student Financial Services/Cashiers Office
Office of the Bursar
2400 6th Street NW, Suite 115
Washington, DC 20059

Wire transfer:

730 15th Street, NW
Bank of America
Washington, DC 20005
ABA#: 026009593

For Credit to Howard University

Account Number 1933194600
For Further Credit to:
Student Name, Student ID Number

Third-Party Sponsors/Special Billing

Third-party contracts must be submitted to the Office of the Bursar/Student Financial Services by the appropriate sponsoring agency or organization. The third-party agent is billed up to three times per semester. Should the sponsor not submit payment, the student is responsible for satisfying the student account. For additional information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.