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Online Verification

For Spring 2023

Verification will be open December 14 through January 11.

Verification on CatPAWS


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

Please verify online at your convenience as early as December 14 and by January 11 as follows: 

  • Access CatPAWS located in the Bearcat Login Menu on the Northwest home page (
  • Click the Login/Secure Area and enter your Northwest Network Account username and password
  • 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
  • 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, January 12 through Monday, January 16 ONLY.  

Your class schedule will be cancelled on Tuesday, Jan. 17, if you do not complete online verification.

If you have preregistered and will not be attending the Spring 2023 semester, please send an email to by Tuesday, January 10 to avoid financial obligation.

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

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.  

Sunday, January 8 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, January 9 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, January 10 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday, January 11 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Any prepackaged textbooks picked up after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11 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.