Office of Academic Student Affairs

Welcome to the Office of Academic Student Affairs

Message from the ASA Team!

Greetings COAS Scholars!

On behalf of the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences (COAS), welcome to the Flagship and welcome to the Office of Academic Student Affairs! Here, we are dedicated to supporting your academic journey and enriching your university experience. Whether you're seeking advising, exploring opportunities for growth, or needing assistance with academic challenges, our team is here to guide and empower you every step of the way. Explore our resources and services designed to help you thrive both inside and outside the classroom. Let's achieve success together!


Meet your ASA Team

Leadership + Engagement Opportunities


The COAS Office of Academic Student Affairs (ASA) strives to educate students to make meaningful contributions as citizens of a complex world. Our ASA team aims to expand students’ thinking and promote diversity of thought, leadership, civil discourse, and empathy through high impact academic and extracurricular activities.

Explore Leadership Opportunities 


We are committed to increase research success for a changing world by facilitating your participation in experiential learning opportunities nationally and globally. We are dedicated to developing strategic and impactful corporate and community engagement for you. We work to empower you to become future impactful leaders and to make you active participants in your educational experience. We also foster community engagement and meaningful involvement with our COAS alumni/ae.


Explore Engagement Opportunities

Discover Our Innovative Flagship Global Experiences

In the College of Arts and Sciences, the Flagship of Howard University, students benefit from international experiences that are embedded within bold and innovative interdisciplinary courses that bridge the humanities to the natural and social sciences. Our internationalization responds to the demands of a fast-changing and diverse world. We aim for our faculty, students, and staff to be part of a community that encourages them to become successful global leaders. We empower our students to become life-long learners and foster in them a love for freedom, justice, and a commitment to excellence, truth, and service through a global lens.

Discover Our: 

  • 1. Bilateral Faculty Exchanges
  • 2. COAS Department Globalization Projects
  • 3. COAS Faculty-Led Study Abroad
  • 4. Flagship International Buddy Program
  • 5. Flagship Passport Drive
  • 6. Global Fellows Program
  • 7. Study Abroad Programs
  • 8. Student Exchange Programs
Click here to visit our COAS Global Experiences Webpage!

Student health is imperative for student success. Get to know the services that are available to help you live your healthiest life at Howard University.

All services at the Student Health Center and University Counseling Service are covered by UnitedHealthcare StudentResources (UHCSR). All students are required to be covered by UHCSR, even if they have other health coverage. Please contact UHCSR to arrange dual coverage.



Your Health Matters


Partnerships: Social and Global Engagement

Press Release: Check out the press release from the Mayor’s Office of Petit-Canal Guadeloupe from our visit!

Partnerships: Social and Global Engagement

Press Release: Howard University and Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne Establish a Strategic Partnership

High-Level Conversations

Leadership Talks

Ice Cream with the Dean

Event Information

2023 COAS Bison Week Schedule

2023 COAS Bison Week Schedule