The Deposit secures your "home" at Northwood University for the upcoming semester. Once you pay your deposit, you will be sent information regarding orientation, academic course registration, and housing. We will be holding multiple orientation sessions throughout the summer, each session is on a first-come, first-serve sign-up. Once you pay your Deposit you will be able to register for orientation.

Deposit Amounts

The residential student deposit is $250.00. $100 is applied as your security/housing deposit and $150 is credited to your first tuition bill. Residential students are students who will live in on-campus housing.

New students not living on-campus are required to pay a $150 Deposit. This payment is credited to your first tuition bill

Pay Online

Before you pay online, you will need your Northwood University user name and password. This information was mailed to you after you completed your application materials. Should you not have this information, please contact the Help Desk.

Once you have your user name and password, you will need to log-in to After you are logged into My.northwood, click on the Web Advisor tab, click on the link for Prospective Students, then locate the "Pay Deposit" link. At the Deposit screen, you will be presented with the semester you will be beginning and two residential options. You will then select the "Payment Type" and follow all of the instructions.

Thank you for submitting your deposit online and we look forward to seeing you at Orientation.