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Tuition, billing and loans

Helping you navigate the financial process


  • In observance of Northwestern’s Winter Recess, the University will be closed Friday, December 23, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023. Student Finance  will be closed and services will be suspended during this time. Payments received during this time will not be considered late.
  • Do you need to get in touch with us in Student Finance?  Feel free to contact our office by email or phone (847-491-5224), or stop by during our office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Do you have questions about particular charges on your bill?  Visit our tuition pages, where you can view details about tuition and fees for your program of study.
  • To assist us in preparing your 1098-T tax statement, please update your address and social security or tax payer identification number. For more details visit our tax information page.
  • Missed out on prepayment plans for Fall? Enroll now for Winter/Spring quarters or Spring semester Prepayment Plans.
  • Stay safe from phishing attempts! Scammers are looking for your data, but we have tips to help you avoid being hooked!
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Resources and guides

Understanding the financial process can be overwhelming, but we're here to help. Review our guides and FAQs.

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