Office of Student Affairs


The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) contributes to the mission of the College of Pharmacy (COP) through fostering a student-centered environment where all students achieve their academic, personal and professional goals. OSA provides an environment that treats all students with dignity and respect; and facilitates the development of a collaborative learning community including various University wide constituencies to expedite the mental, social, and professional growth of students.


The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) strives to provide premier services to all students from recruitment to graduation.


L.E.A.D.E.R.S. (leadership, excellence, accountability, diversity, engagement, relationship, service).

Helpful Resources

HUCOP Handbook

ADA Accommodation Requests

University Counseling Services

Self Help Resources

Stress management

Overcoming Anxiety

Suicide prevention

If you would like to access mental health services, please call 202-806-6870 (M-F 8 AM - 4 PM) or email to set up an appointment. The after-hours HUCS Crisis Line: 202-345-6709, available from 4 PM - 8 AM Monday thru Friday and 24hrs on Saturdays and Sundays.



Success Coaching

If performance is less than 70% of major assessment (highly recommended)

If performance at mid-semester is unsatisfactory

Student Services

Special student services, counseling services, student health, etc.


Co-curricular activities verification & Student Organizations Oversight

Rx CARE Team

Students Appreciation Envelope Week

A team of faculty, staff, and student that plans activities and programs to facilitate an environment that inspires and motivates students to learn, excel, and thrive during pharmacy school at Howard University. Read the Article

Upcoming at the College of Pharmacy

College of Pharmacy Monthly Chat

This is your chance to speak with someone from our department about such topics as Admission Requirements, Careers in Pharmacy, Current Events related to the Pharmaceutical Industry. Please sign up here   Read the Article