Updating Student Emergency Information

| Emergency Info Hold | Addresses | Phone Numbers | Emergency Contact |

| Emergency Contact for Kellogg Students |

| Missing Persons Contact |


How do I update my Emergency Info and/or remove an Emergency Info Update "Hold"?


In order to prevent or remove an Emergency Info hold, you will need to add, update, or confirm an emergency notification phone number, your current address, and at least one emergency contact. If you already have the hold, it will be removed immediately once you have completed these steps and you will be able to register for classes. You will be asked to do this once a year.


  1. Navigate to the CAESAR login page and login using your NetID and password

  2. Click on the Update Emergency Information link in the center column of your student Home Page.
  3. Add, Update, or Confirm your Emergency Notification Phone Number

    • If you have not yet designated an Emergency Notification Phone number, you will receive the Add Emergency Notification Phone Numbers button
    • If you have already designated an Emergency Notification Phone number and it has not changed, please select the Confirm button
    • If you would like to add or change an Emergency Notification Phone number, you can select the Edit button
  4. Add, Update, or Confirm your Current/Local Address

    • If you have not yet provided a Current Address, you will receive the Add Current Address button
    • If you have already provided a Current Address and it has not changed, please select the Confirm button
    • If you would like to add or edit an Emergency Notification Phone number, you can select the Edit button
  5. Add, Update, or Confirm your Emergency Contact

    • If you have not yet provided an Emergency Contact, you will receive the Add Emergency Contact button
    • If you have already provided an Emergency Contact and it has not changed, please select the Confirm button
    • If you would like to add or edit an Emergency Contact, you can select the Edit button

How do I add or update my address in CAESAR?


Note: If you are a current Kellogg student and you would like to update your address or phone number, you can do that online, here.

If you are an incoming undergraduate student and you would like to update your address or phone number, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 847-491-7271 or email ug-admission@northwestern.edu


For all other students, see below:

  1. Navigate to the CAESAR home login page and login using your NetID and password

  2. Click on the "More" link within the "Personal Profile" section displayed in the center column of your student Home page. Then click the My Addresses link in this same section.

  3. Once the Addresses page appears:

    • To add a new address type (current, permanent, billing, etc.), select the Add a New Address button
    • To edit an address you have already specified, click on the Edit button next to the address you would like to edit/change.
  4. Once you have added or edited your address, select the OK button.
  5. Place a checkmark in the checkbox of the Address Type you are adding or changing.
  6. Select the Save button to save your modifications.

How do I add or update a Phone Number in CAESAR?


Note: If you are a current Kellogg student and you would like to update your address or phone number, you can do that online, here.

Note: You must designate your cellular and/or current phone number(s) as Emergency Notification numbers. These are required and will be used to notify you in the event of a campus emergency.

  1. Navigate to the CAESAR login page and login using your NetID and password

  2. Click on the "More" link with the "Personal Profile" section displayed in the center column of your student Home Page. Then click on the My Phone Numbers link in the same section.

  3. Follow the directions on the phone numbers page to add, change, or delete a phone number.

How do I add or update an Emergency Contact in CAESAR?


Note: If you are a current Kellogg student and you would like to add/update your emergency contact, please click here.


  1. Navigate to the CAESAR login page and login using your NetID and password

  2. Click on the Update Emergency Information link in the center column of your student Home Page.
  3. Navigate to the Emergency Contact section of the page:

    • If you have not yet provided an Emergency Contact, you will receive the Add Emergency Contact button.
    • If you have already supplied an Emergency Contact, you can either add a new contact or select the Edit button to change/update each contact.
  4. Enter a Contact Name and Relationship

  5. To enter an address for your emergency contact, click on the Edit Address link
  6. To enter a phone number for you emergency contact, first select either the USA or INT checkbox and enter a phone number in the appropriate format

  7. Once you have completed the process, select the Save button

I am a Kellogg student, how do I add or update an Emergency Contact in CAESAR?


  1. Navigate to the CAESAR login page and login using your NetID and password

  2. Click on the My Emergency Contacts link under the "Personal Profile" folder of your dropdown Main Menu.

  3. Once the Emergency Contact page has opened:

    • If you have not yet provided an Emergency Contact, you will receive the Add Emergency Contact button.
    • If you have already supplied an Emergency Contact, you can either add a new contact or select the Edit button to change/update each contact.
  4. Enter a Contact Name and Relationship

  5. To enter an address for your emergency contact, click on the Edit Address link
  6. To enter a phone number for you emergency contact, first select either the USA or INT checkbox and enter a phone number in the appropriate format

  7. To add "Other" telephone numbers, select the Add a Phone Number button, select the phone type from the drop-down menu, select either USA or INT, and enter the additional phone number.
  8. Once you have completed the process, select the Save button

How do I add or update my Missing Person Contact in CAESAR?


  1. Navigate to the CAESAR login page and login using your NetID and password

  2. Click on the Update Emergency Information link in the center column of your student Home Page.

  3. Once the Update Emergency Info page has opened, you'll see near the bottom under Step 4, the area to add or update your Missing Person Contact.

  4. Once you have entered the name, relationship, and phone number of the Missing Person Contact, select the Save button