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Letter to the Community: Testing and Vaccine Card Verification

As our campus continues to navigate the challenges of the pandemic, it is vital that we remember that we are individually responsible for the wellbeing of ourselves and collectively responsible for the health of those around us.

Vaccine Booster Event This Saturday January 29

All faculty, students and staff are required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster by January 31, 2022 (or within 30 days of becoming eligible for the booster).

PFM Notice: Ruptured City Water Line

DC Water has informed the University of its intentions to repair the damaged line beginning today.

Letter of Thanks to the Howard Community

We are proud to report that students and employees are responding to new municipal and University safety requirements with overwhelming participation.

Operations Update - Jan. 28, 2022

The University has not changed its operating status for today, January 28, 2022, and does not anticipate an operational change.

Operational Update: Three-Hour Delay

Due to expected hazardous travel conditions associated with the forecasted winter weather event, Howard University will open at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 20, 2022. 

PFM Update: Steam Plant Maintenance Completed

The maintenance work at the steam plant has been completed and all steam delivery on campus should now be fully operational.

Bison S.A.F.E. Protocol Updates

Many of these updates are mandated practices for the District of Columbia and Howard University campus access and are part of an overall strategy to ensure the health and safety of all District of Columbia residents and visitors.

2022 Shuttle Service Updates

We are writing to provide several scheduling updates for The Herd shuttle service, set to resume on January 15, 2022.  Please see below for schedule adjustments: 

Laundry Points Update

Please be advised that the University laundry machines will accept Laundry Points and Bison Bucks for each machine activation.
Laundry Points will be added to each resident’s Bison One Card to allow residents to conveniently access laundry facilities. Points will be sufficient for two large loads each week throughout the semester.