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Online Verification

Fall 2019

For Fall 2019

Verification will be open August 16 through August 21.

Verification on CatPAWS


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

Please verify online at your convenience between Friday, August 16, and Wednesday, August 21, as follows:

  • Go to CatPAWS on the Northwest web 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 22 through Sunday, August 25 ONLY.  A $15 Late Verification Fee will be charged to your account.

Your class schedule will be cancelled on Monday, August 26, if you do not complete verification.

If you have preregistered and will not be attending the Fall 2019 semester, please send an email to by Tuesday, August 20 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.

Saturday, August 17 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, August 19 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, August 20 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday, August 21 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Textbooks picked up after 4 p.m. Wednesday, August 21, are subject to a late textbook pickup fee.

Please note, University offices are normally closed on weekends, but some have limited hours on Aug 20-21.  

Northwest-Kansas City

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