Skip to main content

American Express Personal Liability Credit Card Program Discontinued

December 13, 2018

Northwestern is continually evaluating its overall procurement strategy to ensure effective and efficient programs are in place for the community. As a result of recent enhancements to the University’s Corporate Card, the decision has been made to discontinue American Express personal liability program. Effective December 31, 2018 all Northwestern American Express cards will be deactivated.

Current American Express cardholders must note that your American Express card is a personal liability card, and you are responsible for paying the remaining balance in accordance with your card statement due date.  You will also need to expend all points accumulated on the current AMEX card as they are not transferable to another AMEX card program. Below are options you may wish to pursue:

If you have any questions or would like your card immediately deactivated, please contact Joseph Stolz in Treasury Operations at 847.467.4962 or

< Back to Current News