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Tuition, billing and loans

Helping you navigate the financial process

Winter Recess

The Office of Student Finance will be closed during the Winter Recess from December 24 through January 1. Our Office will reopen Wednesday, January 2, at 8:30am and resume normal services and hours.

Payments: All payments submitted online will be processed as normal.  Payments by check will be processed shortly after our return to the office, and we will waive late fees and other penalties.

Refunds:  Refund requests may be submitted through CAESAR and will be reviewed and processed when we return on January 2nd.

Questions: If you have additional questions, please review your account within CAESAR and refer to our website

Go Green for your 1098-T Tuition Statement

Northwestern University has partnered with Heartland ECSI, offering you the opportunity to receive your 1098-T Tuition Statement electronically this year. If you would like to receive your 1098-T form electronically, please give your consent by following the instructions that were recently sent to you via email. For more information, visit the ECSI website



Northwestern’s portal for financial functions.

Use CAESAR to see financial awards, view and pay bills online, update your profile and manage your account.

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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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