Meal Plans

Dining Dollars

What is it and where can I use it?

Dining Dollars are flexible spending dollars included with the Unlimited Meal Plans which allow students who miss a meal in the Dining Halls to eat at times and places that are more convenient to their busy schedules or to pick up a snack during the day.  They can be used like a debit account at the Aftermath Cafe, Campus Cafe, Coaches Corner, Food Court, Fusion, Huski Cafe, Library Cafe, Par & Grill, and most vending machines.

How much does it cost?

A set amount of Dining Dollars comes with each Unlimited Meal Plan.  With the Platinum Plan you get $300 per semester, $150 per semester on the Gold Plan, and $100 with the Silver Plan.  If you are getting low on Dining Dollars you can add more throughout the semester.  

Does it expire? 

Dining Dollars that you get during Fall Semester will carry over to Spring Semester, but they do expire then.  

Can I get a refund?

Dining Dollars included in your Unlimited Meal Plan are not refundable, however any Added Dining Dollars can be refunded at the cardholder's request at the end of the academic year.  There is a $5.00 fee to process these refunds and can be done at the IT Service Center on the 1st floor of the JR Van Pelt and Opie Library.

How do I buy it?

You will automatically get Dining Dollars when you sign up for your Unlimited Meal Plan.  To add more Dining Dollars throughout the semester with a credit card, go online to www.techexpress.mtu.edu.  Cardholders should click on "Cardholders' Online System" and parents or others with the cardholder's M-number should click on "Guests' Online System".  To pay with cash or check, go to the IT Service Center on the 1st floor of the JR Van Pelt and Opie Library.  

Who is eligible?

Students living in DHH, Wadsworth Hall, Or McNair with an active Tech Express ID Card, Students living off campus or in Daniel Heights that have an active Tech Express ID Card, Students living in Hillside with an active Tech Express ID card

To see which meal plans you are eligible for click here
To see all our meal plan options click here