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New Students Receiving Stipends Must Complete E-Verify by September 23

Created: September 22, 2015

Are you receiving a scholarship or fellowship from Northwestern?  Have you completed your I-9 (e-Verification) to receive these payments?
All students and employees who receive payments through the university’s payroll, including graduate student stipends, must complete the I-9, e-Verification, process.  If you have not done so already, you must complete the I-9 process no later than, Wednesday, September 23, 2015.  Information about the e-Verify program and Northwestern’s participation can be found here.
If you have not completed your I-9, please follow these steps:
1)      Complete Section 1 of the electronic I-9.  You will need to do the following:
a.       Log in to the I-9 Service Center website
b.      Sign in as a “New Employee” (right side of the screen)
c.       Create a user ID and password
d.      Fill in your email address, school/area, department; fill in Section 1 fields
e.       Save the record.
NOTE:  The school/area and department should be the department you are enrolled in and NOT TGS (for example, WCAS/ Chemistry or McCormick /Mechanical Engineering).  Detailed instructions can be found here.
2)      Visit the Payroll Office to complete Section 2 of the I-9.
a.       To assist with the completion of Section 2 of your I-9, the Payroll Office will host I-9 sessions at the Payroll Office on the Evanston campus (720 University Place, 2nd Floor) on September 22nd and 23rd from 9:00am to 11:00am and 1:00pm to 4:00pm.  You must bring with you original documents that prove both your identity and work authorization.  Please review the list of acceptable documents, which must be originals and unexpired, found here.
NOTE:  If you are located on the Chicago campus, please visit the Payroll Office at 710 N. Lake Shore Drive (Abbott Hall) to complete Section 2 of your I-9.
Both parts of this process must be completed NO LATER THAN Wednesday, September 23, 2015, in order to be paid on September 30, 2015.