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Housing For New Students

Welcome new students!

Below you will find information for students embarking on their first time in college, new transfer students, and new graduate students.


First Time in College:

Step 1: Pay $50 Housing Fee (non-refundable)

How to pay the housing fee:
  1. Login to Epay website (use BisonWeb login)
  2. Click on “Deposits” in the top banner options
  3. Select the appropriate term from the drop-down menu (for example: Fall 2020)
  4. Click “Select”
  5. Select the deposit you wish to pay (for example: Housing Deposit)
  6. Click “Select”
  7. Confirm the amount to be paid
  8. Click “Continue”
  9. Select the payment method or add a new one to complete the transaction
  10. Click “select”
  11. Follow any additional instructions as needed
  12. Click “Continue”
  13. Submit via confirmation page

  14. Print receipt for your records


Step 2: Complete Housing Application

Residence Life will email all students who have been permitted into Howard University and have paid their $50 Housing Application Fee.  This communication will be delivered in early May.  This email will have a link to submit an application through our housing system (StarRez).








Hours of Operations
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Mon., Wed., Fri.
(Office Hours by Appointment: 3 to 5 p.m.)

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tues. and Thurs.

Residence Life & University Housing
2205 4th Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20059