Death Resolution Procedure

To obtain an official University Death Resolution, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the Death Notice/Resolution Request Form. All required fields must be completed to ensure issuance of the Resolution.
  2. Please advise the Office of the Secretary if you would like to pick up the resolution or whether it should be forwarded to the next-of-kin indicated on the form.
  3. Forward the completed Death Notice/Resolution Request Form via facsimile to:

(202) 332-2961
Attention: Mrs. Bernice C. Jones

Office of the Secretary – Howard University
M.W. Johnson Administration Building – Suite 440
c/o Mrs. Bernice C. Jones

2400 – 6th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20059

Please indicate on the fax transmittal: Death Notice/Resolution Request Form Enclosed.

Death Resolutions are generated upon the authority of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the President of the University to express the sympathy of the Board of Trustees on the passing of the deceased and to note this expression as a permanent part of the University’s historical record. The Office of the Secretary is committed to fulfilling this expression of goodwill. If we can be of further assistance, please contact us.