HAMPTON, Va. — Hampton University will clear all outstanding student account balances for the spring semester and will not increase tuition, fees, room, and board for next year.
According to the university, they acknowledged that many Hampton University students and their families continued to experience financial hardship and suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
HU President Dr. William R. Harvey has announced that there will be no increase in tuition, fees, accommodation, and meals for the 2022-2023 academic year and that all outstanding student account balances for the Spring 2022 semester will be cleared.
“In line with the University’s efforts to help our students, there will be no increase in tuition, fees, accommodation and meals for the 2022-2023 academic year,” said the Dr Harvey. “Furthermore, on behalf of the University, I am pleased to announce that all outstanding balances for the 2022 spring semester will be cleared. We hope this action will continue to help our students and their families in our waterfront home. of the sea. “
Hampton also issued a $200 scholarship to all students enrolled for the spring semester.
In April 2020, Dr. and Mrs. Harvey made a matching donation of $100,000. This donation provided each student on campus with $100 to help with travel costs. In May, the university provided each 2020 and 2021 graduate who had a federal student loan with $500 to repay that loan. Students who did not have a student loan were reimbursed for their $150 graduation fee.