Personal Information Accuracy

Maintain address information

U.S. federal immigration regulations require all international students to maintain a permanent foreign address and current U.S. address. These are maintained as your Permanent and Current Address in CAESAR, and these are automatically reported to SEVIS.

Exception: Kellogg MBA students must update their addresses via the Matrix interface.

How to update your addresses in CAESAR

  1. Use CAESAR's instructions to navigate to My Addresses.
  2. Select the Edit button next to the address type you would like to edit, or select the Add a New Address button if the address type you are adding has not yet been created.
    • Your Current Address must be a U.S. address. Change the country type using the Change Country hyperlink.
    • Your Permanent Address must be a non-U.S. address. Change the country type using the Change Country hyperlink.
  3. Select the OK button when finished, and then select Save to save your changes.

Maintain emergency information

All NU students are required to maintain accurate emergency information in their CAESAR account, which includes listing your emergency contacts phone number and address.

How to update your emergency contact in CAESAR

  1. Use CAESAR's instructions to navigate to Emergency Contact
  2. Select the Edit button next to the contact you would like to edit, or select the Add Emergency Contacts button if the contact has not yet been created.
    • If your emergency contact's phone number is in the United States, be sure to first select the USA checkbox.
    • If your emergency contact's phone number is in the United States, be sure to first select the Int checkbox.
  3. Select the Save button to save your changes.