What is Express Cash?

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Express Cash:

You can use your card like a debit card 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

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.

Express Cash Withdrawals:

You can request a partial cash withdrawal from your Express Cash account at the Library and IT Service Center during university business hours. 

Please note: You can only request partial cash withdrawals from your Express Cash account, not 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.
Withdrawal Restrictions
  • Minimum withdrawal of $20
  • Maximum withdrawal of $200/day
  • Maximum total withdrawal of $500/month
Withdrawal Fees
  • $3.00 charge for each cash withdrawal

Express Cash Refunds:

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 2-3 weeks for you to receive. There is a $10.00 refund fee. 
Refund Instructions
  • Verify that you are permanently leaving the university
  • Please send from your MTU email account; include your M# in the request
  • Please include an address to which IT will send the check
Refund Fees
  • $10.00 charge to process the check
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