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Northwest Missouri State University

Online Verification

Fall 2016

For Fall 2016

Verification will be open August 18 through August 29.

Verification Open Now


Use your 'CatPAWS account to verify your enrollment and personal information.

Please verify online at your convenience between Thursday, August 18, and Monday, August 29, as follows:

  • Go to CatPAWS, located under the Connect tab on the Northwest home page (
  • Click Login/Enter Secure Area and enter your 919# and PIN
  • Click the Student tab
  • Click on Verification in the submenu
  • Review notification of any holds that prevent verification
  • Confirm or Update Local Address and Review Permanent Address
  • Provide additional billing email addresses
  • Provide Emergency Contact Information
  • Complete Bearcat Alert Enrollment
  • Provide a Preferred Name if you wish to use on that differs from your legal name
  • Select the Service Site you will use as your primary contact location for Northwest

Online LATE verification will be available on Tuesday, August 30 and Wednesday, August 31 ONLY.  A $15 Late Fee will be charged to your account.

Your class schedule will be cancelled on Thursday, September 1, if you do not complete verification.

If you have preregistered and will not be attending the Fall 2016 trimester, please send an email to by Friday, August 26 to avoid financial obligation.

If you have questions concerning your enrollment, contact the Registrar's Office at 660.562.1151.

Textbook Pickup

Online Verification MUST be completed prior to picking up undergraduate textbooks. Textbook Pickup is located in The Station on the following dates and times.

Friday, August 26 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, August 28 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, August 29 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Textbooks picked up after 4 p.m. Monday, August 29, are subject to a late textbook pickup fee.

Please note holds cannot be resolved Sunday since most University offices are closed.  

Northwest-Kansas City

Northwest-Kansas City students will pick up textbooks and laptop computers on site. Online Verification should be completed prior to arriving.