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Online Verification

For Fall 2021

Verification will be open August 13 through August 18.

Verification on CatPAWS


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

Please verify online at your convenience between Friday, August 13, and Wednesday, August 18, as follows:

  • Access CatPAWS located in the Bearcat Login Menu 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
  • Select the Service Site you will use as your primary contact location for Northwest

Online LATE verification will be available on Thursday, August 19 through Sunday, August 22 ONLY.  

Your class schedule will be cancelled on Monday, August 23, if you do not complete verification.

If you have preregistered and will not be attending the Fall 2021 semester, please send an email to by Tuesday, August 17 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.

Date Hours
Saturday, August 14 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, August 15 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, August 16 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, August 17 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday, August 18 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Textbooks picked up after 4 p.m. Wednesday, August 18, are subject to a late textbook pickup fee.

NOTE: University offices are normally closed on weekends, but some have limited hours on Aug 14-15.  

Northwest-Kansas City

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