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Operations Update - Feb. 1, 2023

Howard University is currently under normal operating status and will open on its regular schedule today, Feb. 1, 2023.

Statement on the murder of Tyre Nichols

Yesterday, yet another police department released yet another heartbreaking video of a life senselessly taken by its law enforcement, this time in the city of Memphis, Tennessee.

Office of the Provost: Commencement Participation Policy

This serves as a reminder of the current University policy regarding participation in graduation exercises.

Spring 2023 Covid-Update

We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 status (confirmed hospitalizations, changes in severity, positive test rates, development of virus variants, etc.) in the Washington, D.C., area and on campus.

Howard University Mourns the Loss of Roy L. Schneider, M.D.

I regret to inform you of the recent passing of Howard University alumnus Dr. Roy L. Schneider (B.S. ’61, M.D. ’65, H ’96).

Operations Update - Dec. 15, 2022

Howard University will open and operate under normal status.

2022 Winter Break Operational Updates

Congratulations on a successful semester and a productive 2022! We wish you the very best of this holiday season and look forward to seeing you again in January!

2022 Thanksgiving Holiday Operational Update

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Howard University will close at noon today, remaining closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, 2022. 

18th Presidential Profile Update

The detailed position profile for our 18th president, was informed by the HU community and the Presidential Search Committee, is now live on the Presidential Search website.

Spring 2022 Medical Holds and Registration Updates

Students: To ensure you have a smooth registration process, please check your account to make sure you do not have a medical hold.