Top Dog—Meal Plans

What is it and where can I use it?

When you add Top Dog Express to your Tech Express ID Card or Department Dining Card, you are purchasing a set number of entries into one of the three Dining Halls - DHH, McNair, or Wadsworth with all-you-can-eat, buffet-style dining.

How much does it cost?


10 meals - $96

25 meals - $232

50 meals - $435

75 meals - $605

Faculty and Staff

10 meals - $101.76

 25 meals - $245.92

 50 meals - $461.10

 75 meals - $641.30

Faculty and Department Cards

$8 per meal for first 74 meals. 

$7.82 per meal after first 74 meals.

Does it expire?

No, Top Dog Express does not ever expire.  It carries over from semester to semester and year to year.

Can I get a refund?

Since the meals never expire, we do not issue refunds on this plan unless you are permanently leaving the University. For specific refund questions, please stop by the IT Service Center on the 1st floor of the JR Van Pelt and Opie Library.

How do I buy it?

To pay with a credit card, students, faculty, and staff go to MyMichiganTech portal. Parents and guests go to the Parent's online system;group=PARENT

For additional information,

Who is eligible?

Faculty or staff with an Active Tech Express ID Card, Students living in Hillside with an Active Tech Express ID card, Students, Staff, and Faculty that do not have an Active Tech Express ID card, Department Use

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