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Northwest Missouri State University

Online Verification

For Spring 2018

For Spring 2018

Verification will be open December 20 through January 8.

Verification Open Now


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

Please verify online at your convenience as early as December 20 and by January 8 as follows: 

  • Go to 'CatPAWS, located under the Connect tab on the Northwest home page (
  • Click the Login/Secure Area and enter your 919# and PIN
  • Click the Student tab
  • Click on Verification in the submenu
  • Receive notification of any Holds which prevent verification
  • Confirm or Update Local Address and Review Permanent Address
  • Provide additional billing email addresses 
  • Provide Emergency Contact Information
  • Bearcat Alert Enrollment
  • Provide a Preferred Name if you wish to use one 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 and Wednesday, January 9 and 10 ONLY.  A $15 Late Verification Fee will be charged to your account.

Your class schedule will be cancelled on Thursday, Jan. 11, if you do not complete online verification.

If you have preregistered and will not be attending the Spring 2018 trimester, please send an email to by Friday, January 5 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 location in The Station on the following dates and times.  

Friday, January 5 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, January 7 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, January 8 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Any prepackaged textbooks picked up after 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8 are subject to a late textbook pickup fee.

Please note holds cannot be resolved Sunday since most University office 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.