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CAESAR How-To Guides

Lost in CAESAR? For help completing tasks, follow the paths provided below. They indicate the menus students or guests should select when navigating through CAESAR:

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Billing and payment tasks

Task Instructions

Authorize others to view or pay my bill

Navigate to : CAESAR > Main Menu > Manage Guest Access

(See Guest Access for step-by-step instructions)

View my account

Navigate to: CAESAR > Home > View My Account

(See Viewing Your Account for step-by-step instructions

For information on how to read your online daily activity, see Understanding Your CAESAR Account)

View or pay my bill

(See Viewing or Paying Tuition Bill with Domestic Funds or Viewing or Paying Tuition Bill with International Funds for navigation and step-by-step instructions.

For information on how to read your online Monthly Snapshot, see Understanding Your Online Bill (Monthly Snapshot)

The same Monthly Snapshot details, formatted for printing, are contained in the PDF version of the bill; for information on how to read your paper bill, see Understanding Your Paper Bill.)

Make deposit for tuition / housing

Navigate to: CAESAR > Home > Make Deposit for Housing/Tuition

(See Making Tuition and Housing Deposits for step-by-step instructions.)

Apply for 9PAY installment plan

Students navigate to: CAESAR > Home> More Student Financials > Apply for 9PAY

Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Home > Apply for 9PAY

(See 9PAY Application Process for step-by-step instructions)

Make my 9PAY payment

(See Making a 9PAY Payment for navigation and step-by-step instructions)

Confirm posting of my 9PAY payment

Navigate to: CAESAR > Home > View My Account > View 9PAY Activity

(See Viewing or Paying Tuition Bill more information)

Set up direct deposits

Navigate to: CAESAR > Home > More Student Financials > Setup Direct Deposit

(See Setting Up Direct Deposit for step-by-step instructions)

Request a refund

Navigate to: CAESAR > Home > More Student Financials > Request a Refund

(See Request a Refund for step-by-step instructions)

Update my address

Navigate to: CAESAR > Home > Personal Profile More > My Addresses

(See Add or Update Address for step-by-step instructions)

View my 1098-T tuition payments

Students navigate to: CAESAR > Home > More Student Financials> 1098-T

Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Home > 1098-T

(See Viewing and Printing 1098-T for step-by-step instructions)

Check for a registration hold

Navigate to: CAESAR > View My Holds

Financial aid tasks

Contact Your Financial Aid Office for more information on the financial aid process.

Task Instructions
View financial aid awards Navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage > Financial Aid > View My Financial Aid
View debt summary information Students navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage > Financial Aid > View NU Financial Aid History
Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Home > View NU Financial Aid History
Accept or decline an award Navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage > Financial Aid> Accept/Decline Financial Aid
View to-do items Navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage > Tasks > To Do List

Student loan tasks

See Northwestern Loans for more information on these loans.

Task Instructions
Apply for an NU Loan or check NU Loan application status Navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage> Financial Aid > NU Loan Application (link to OWLS)
View to-do items Navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage > Tasks > To Do Lists
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