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Confirm Your Enrollment Plans

Celebrate! Admission is not just a recognition of what has been done but also an acknowledgment of what is to come. Northwestern would be honored to be a part of your journey.

Enrollment reply form

Note: The enrollment reply form is only applicable to students who have applied through the Regular Decision process.

Let us know about your intent to enroll via our Enrollment reply form.

Tuition and housing deposits

Once you've submitted your Enrollment reply form, you are just steps away from officially becoming a Wildcat!

Unless granted a waiver, you must pay your non-refundable tuition and housing deposits. You may pay these deposits online via Northwestern's CAESAR system using a credit card or check.

Deposit amounts

  • The non-refundable tuition deposit is $400.
  • The non-refundable housing deposit is $200.

Deposit deadlines

  • Early decision: February 1st
  • Regular decision: May 3rd
  • Transfer: within three weeks of your preliminary credit evaluation
  • Waitlist: within one week of receiving your acceptance letter

Submitting your deposits

You may pay these deposits online via Northwestern's CAESAR system using a credit card or check. Note that your NetID must be activated at least an hour prior to logging into CAESAR for the first time.

  1. Log on to Northwestern's secure CAESAR system.
  2. Under the "Student Financial Services" menu, select "Make Deposit (Housing/Tuition)" and follow the prompts.

Both your tuition and housing deposits must be received in order to finalize your enrollment.