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EducationUSA Academy at Northwestern

Information for Accepted Students and Parents

Welcome to the 2018 EducationUSA Academy at Northwestern University!

On this page you'll find:

  • Steps to complete your registration
  • Program enrollment forms to download and submit
  • How to request your visa
  • Information about the 2018 EducationUSA Academy and College Preparation Program staff
  • Program announcements

EducationUSA Academy Registration

To reserve your space in the program, you must complete the following registration steps. You MUST complete BOTH steps to successfully reserve your space in the program:

1. Complete the online EducationUSA Academy Registration form.

This step creates your student record and account in CAESAR, Northwestern’s online registration and payment system. It takes approximately 3-4 business days (Monday through Friday) to create your record/account and NetID. We will email your NetID and activation code along with instructions for submitting your nonrefundable program fee deposit.

2. Log into CAESAR and pay your nonrefundable program fee deposit.

3. Return all required Program Enrollment Forms listed below.

* Please note the program fee is a separate cost and is not applied toward tuition or room/board charges.

Program Enrollment Forms

Accepted students are required to submit the following enrollment and housing forms. Please download the applicable forms and return as soon as possible.

Residential Full Program Enrollment Pack

Standards of Conduct (Residential)
Waiver and Release
Room and Board
Health Cover Letter
Health Consent Form
Health Record Form




Return Forms by:

Email to:

Request Your Visa

EducationUSA Academy students must submit an I-20/DS-2019 Request Form through the NU Portal. Please visit the Northwestern University International Office website. Under the “Student Visas” link, select “Steps for New Students” to review the process and access all necessary forms. Here is some helpful information about the process. Please begin your request as soon as your receive your NetID to allow sufficient time to apply for your visa stamp. The College Preparation Program will email a copy and mail your original I-20 to you as soon as it has been issued. 

EducationUSA Academy at Northwestern University Student Handbook

Important information and policies can be found in the Student Handbook. You can also download a PDF version of the handbook below:

EducationUSA Academy Student Handbook

Events, Panels, and Field Trips

Calendar will be posted before program begins.