What is Express Cash?

You can add Express Cash to your HuskyCard to use like a debit card. Use it to purchase items at campus retailers that accept Michigan Tech Express Cash, including the Campus Bookstore, University Images, Rozsa Box Office, SDC Central Ticket Office, the MUB Food Court, cafés, and vending machines.

How do I buy it?

You can add Express Cash to your HuskyCard online at MyMichiganTech or in-person at the Library and IT Service Center.

Do Express Cash balances carry over semester to semester?


How much does it cost?

There are no transaction fees for adding value to the Express Cash account or spending Express Cash.

How do I check my balances and spending history?

Students can check balances at MyMichiganTech or Card Services.

How do I report a problem with or get a refund from a vending machine?:

Visit the Dining Services site for more information about vending machine issues.

Can I withdraw from my Express Cash balance?

You can request a partial cash withdrawal from your Express Cash account at the Library and IT Service Center during university business hours. There is a $3.00 charge for each cash withdrawal.

Please note that there are withdrawal restrictions.

  • Minimum withdrawal of $20
  • Maximum withdrawal of $200/day
  • Maximum total withdrawal of $500/month

You can only request partial cash withdrawals from your Express Cash account; you cannot withdraw money from your Top Dog Meals account. You can request a full refund from either account if you are permanently leaving the university. Please see the instructions for requesting a full refund check in the Express Cash Refunds section below.

How can I request an Express Cash refund?

You can request a full refund check of your Express Cash account or Top Dog Meals account by sending an email to it-help@mtu.edu from your MTU email account. Our Business team will send the check to the provided address, which will take approximately two to three weeks for you to receive. There is a $10.00 fee for processing the refund check.

Refund Instructions

  • Verify that you are permanently leaving the university.
  • Please send from your Michigan Tech email account; include your M# in the request.
  • Please include an address to which you'd like your check to be sent.

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