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CAESAR Scheduled Upgrade Begins July 29

Posted Date: 27 Jul 2021

Effective Date: 27 Jul 2021

Northwestern Information Technology is scheduled to perform a software upgrade to CAESAR, the University’s system of record for student data, starting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 29, and ending at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 31. CAESAR will be unavailable during the entire three-day period.

In addition to work necessary to allow infrastructure improvements, the upgraded version also introduces new, modern, and streamlined self-service home pages for students, instructors and advisors, and CAESAR administrators that will be available after the upgrade. See a preview of the new look

If you have questions or concerns about the CAESAR downtime, please contact the IT Support Center at or 847-491-4357 (1-HELP). You can also check the Status of University IT Services post for just-in-time updates. 

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