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Northwest Missouri State University

Third Party Access

Authorized User

Students can authorize online access to parents or other third party individuals. There are two different authorizations that need completed. One is for account information and online payment. The second authorization has two purposes: first, to allow offices to give verbal information to authorized individuals; second, to allow online access to grades and financial assistance.

  1. Authorize online access to view student account and pay bills
    1. Students log into CatPAWS, go to Account Tab, then Account/Payment Center
    2. Click on authorized users tab and complete sign up
      1. Once complete, an e-mail is sent to the new authorized user including e-mail logon, password and the link to the new Account/Payment Center.
  2. Authorize Release of Information - concerning grades, financial assistance and billing.
    1. Log into CatPAWS
    2. Click - Student tab
    3. Click - Authorize Release of Information
      1. Complete the form.