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CAESAR How-To Guides

Lost in CAESAR? To complete these tasks, just follow the paths provided below. They indicate the menus students or guests should select when navigating through CAESAR. See instructions for allowing third-party cookies and clearing Cache on several browsers. Third-party cookies are used on payment pages. Note: If you are using more than one web browser (e.g. Firefox and Safari), please clear the cache on both browsers.

Billing and payment tasks
  • Authorize others to view or pay my bill:
    Student: CAESAR> Main Menu> Manage Guest Access
    Step-by-step instructions: Add a Guest
  • Make my 9PAY installment plan payment:
    Student: CAESAR> Home> More Student Financials> Make 9PAY Payment
    Guest: CAESAR> Home> Make 9PAY Payment
    More about: 9PAY Payments
  • Confirm posting of my 9PAY installment plan payment:
    Student or Guest: CAESAR> Home> View My Account> View 9PAY Activity
  • Enable Direct Deposit:
    Student: CAESAR> Home> More Student Financials> Setup Direct Deposit
    Step-by-step instructions: Setup Direct Deposits
  • Request a refund:
    Student: CAESAR> Home> More Student Financials> Request a Refund
    Step-by-step instructions: Requesting Refunds
  • Check for a registration hold:
    Student: CAESAR> View My Holds
Financial aid tasks
  • Apply for financial aid:
    Student: CAESAR> Home> Apply for Financial Aid
  • View financial aid awards:
    Student or Guest: CAESAR> Home> View My Financial Aid
  • View debt summary information:
    Student: CAESAR> Home> More Financial Aid> View Northwestern Financial Aid History
    Guest: CAESAR> Home> View Northwestern Financial Aid History
  • Accept or decline an award:
    Student: CAESAR> Home> More Financial Aid> Accept/Decline Financial Aid
  • View to-do items:
    Student or Guest: CAESAR> Home> To Do Items
Student loan tasks:
  • Apply for an NU Loan or check NU Loan application status:
    Student: CAESAR> Home> More Financial Aid> NU Loan Application (link to OWLS)
  • View to-do items:
    Student or Guest: CAESAR> Home> To Do Items