HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton University will erase 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 have recognized that many Hampton University students and their families have continued to experience financial hardships and have suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
HU President, Dr. William R. Harvey, announced there will be no increase in tuition, fees, room and board for the 2022-2023 academic year plus all outstanding student account balances for the Spring 2022 semester will be erased.
“In keeping with the University’s efforts to help our students, there will be no increase in tuition, fees, room and board for the 2022-2023 academic year,” said Dr Harvey. “In addition, on behalf of the University, I am pleased to announce that all outstanding balances for the Spring 2022 semester will be erased. We hope that this action will continue to assist our students and their families at our Home by the Sea.”
Hampton also issued a $200 book scholarship to all enrolled students for the spring semester.
In April 2020, Dr. and Mrs. Harvey made a $100,000 matching donation. This donation provided each student on campus with $100 to assist with travel costs. In May, the university provided each 2020 and 2021 graduate, who had a federal student loan, $500 toward repayment of that loan. Students who did not have student loans were reimbursed their graduation fee of $150.