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Help for Parents

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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Contact, guest, and hold tasks

Task Instructions

Update my address

Students navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage > Personal Profile tile > My Addresses

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

Student authorizes others to view or pay bill

Students navigate to : CAESAR > Student Homepage > Profile tile > Manage Guest Access

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

Check for a registration hold

Students navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage > Tasks tile

Financial aid and loan tasks

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

Task Instructions
View financial aid awards Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Guest Homepage > Financial Aid tile > View My Financial Aid
View debt summary information Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Guest Homepage > Financial Aid tile > View Northwestern Financial Aid History
View to-do items Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Guest Homepage > Financial Aid tile > To Do List
Accept or decline an award Students navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage > Financial Aid tile > Accept/Decline Financial Aid
Apply for or check on the application status of a Northwestern Loan* Students navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage > Financial Aid tile > Institutional Loan Application (click link to apply)

*See Northwestern Loans for more information on these loans.

Billing and payment tasks

Task Instructions

View my student's account

Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Guest Homepage > Account and Payments tile > View My Account

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

For information on how to read your real-time account, see Understanding Your CAESAR Account)

View or pay my student's bill

Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Guest Homepage > Account and Payments tile > View or Pay Tuition Bill

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

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

The same monthly bill 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

Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Guest Homepage > Account and Payments tile > Make Deposit (Tuition/Housing)

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

Apply for 9PAY installment plan

Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Guest Homepage > Account and Payments tile > Apply for 9PAY

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

Make my 9PAY payment

Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Guest Homepage > Account and Payments tile > Make 9PAY Payment

Confirm posting of my 9PAY payment

Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Guest Homepage > Account and Payments tile > View My Account > View 9PAY Activity

(See Viewing or Paying Tuition Bill more information)

View my 1098-T tuition payments

Guests navigate to: CAESAR > Guest Homepage > Account and Payments tile > 1098-T

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

Set up direct deposits

Students navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage > My Account tile > Setup Direct Deposit

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

Request a refund

Students navigate to: CAESAR > Student Homepage > My Account tile > Request a Refund

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

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