File a Social Security Number
Steps for filing a change or initial assignment:
- Complete a Change of Social Security Number form.
This is available at the Office of the Registrar
- Present the Registrar's Office with new, original Social Security card and a picture ID.
Both items will be photocopied.
- The application will be processed.
Please allow a minimum of 48 hours for the change to take effect.
Note: If you are also employed by Northwestern University, you must also make the official Social Security Number change at the Office of Human Resources.