Billing and Payments

Office of the Bursar

Billing and payments is handled by the Office of the Bursar. 

We can assist you with Billing & Payment Due Date, Identifying/Removal of Financial Holds, Receipt of Outside Scholarship and Direct Pay Third-Party Checks, Special Billing (Third-Party Contracts & Payment Plans), and 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

2400 6th Street NW, Suite 218
Washington, DC 20059

Phone: 855-490-2875

Fax: 202-806-5279


Office Hours*

Monday – Friday

8:30am – 5:00pm

How to Make Payments

To help pay for your Howard education, we provide various methods for you to pay your dues including payment plans, credit cards, wire transfers, mailing a check, and more.

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Payment Options

Important Documents

Billing & Payment FAQs

How Do I Sign Up For A Payment Plan?

Follow these steps:

  • Log into Bison Web
  • Click on Student Services
  • Click on Student Accounts
  • Click the option to View and Pay Your Bill
  • Log into
  • From the main ePay page, click Payment Plans

Please note: Payment plans are available through Howard University ONLY for the current academic year and within the open enrollment period, no exceptions.

What is the Tuition Rebate Program?

Howard University offers tuition rebates to qualified graduates for up to half of their tuition costs that were paid out of pocket for the Spring 2023 semester. The Tuition Rebate Program provides a great incentive for students to complete degree requirements and graduate on time.

Below are the eligibility requirements for the University’s 2023 Tuition Rebate Program:

  • Must be graduating on time in four years (or early)
  • Not receiving tuition remission, Howard University Freshman Scholarship or Athletic Scholarship; a student may qualify if scholarship(s) does not cover the full tuition amount
  • Made direct payments (credit card, cash, checks, etc.) towards the Spring 2023 term (or the December 2022 term for December 2022 graduates)
  • If students used any federal aid for Spring 2023, that amount is deducted from the tuition amount first before direct payments are considered (i.e., students using Parent Plus loan are ineligible if Plus loan covers full tuition amount)
  • Undergraduate students only
  • Transfer students not eligible
  • Rebate is eligible for tuition charges only


An evaluation will be performed during the first week of June for 2023 graduates (Fall 2019 cohort). Please be advised that students who qualify for the Tuition Rebate will be directly notified via email (there is no application process for the Tuition Rebate Program). Once the Office of the Bursar has determined the eligible students, their information will be forwarded to the Office of Financial Aid for coding before the Bursar’s office processes the rebate to student accounts.

Under What Circumstances Will A Financial Hold Be Released?

Only for those students who have enough awarded and accepted financial aid to cover their semester balances-or- those who have submitted documentation for an approved third party billing contract before the payment deadline will the hold be released. Please note, if a third-party contract or pending aid will not cover your entire balance, you must also pay the anticipated difference by the payment deadline. For all other students who receive a financial hold on their account, the balance must be under $200.00, no exceptions.

Payment & Fee Dealines

Deadline Date
Fall 2023 Payment Monday, August 7, 2023
Spring 2024 Payment Wednesday, January 3, 2023
Summer 2024 (Summer Session I) Monday, May 20, 2024
Summer 2024 (Summer Session II) Monday, June 24, 2024

Need Financial Aid Assistance?

Financial aid is money used to help students and their families pay for college. Financial aid can come from the federal government, the state where the student lives, the school the student attends, or a nonprofit or private organization. Financial aid is used to cover all educational expenses. Financial aid comes in the form of grants, institutional and external scholarships, work study and loans.

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Tuition and Fees

A Howard University education is an invaluable yet significant investment. Learn more about the costs associated with enrollment at Howard in a given year, including tuition, fees, living expenses, and more.

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