Dining Dollars vs. Cat's Cache


Parents and students often ask us what the difference is between Dining Dollars and Cat's Cache. They are both handy to have and we recommend a bit of both. 

Dining Dollars can be used at all dining halls as well as all on-campus stores and cafés (and most campus vending machines). Dining Dollars can be used to purchase school supplies, convenience items, grab-and-go sandwiches, salads, pizza, and coffee. When you use Dining Dollars, you receive a 5% discount at the register. Dining Dollars carries over from the fall to spring semester and expires at the end of meal service in May. Any remaining balance is non-refundable. 

Cat's Cache can be used at all dining halls and on-campus stores and cafés, however, there is no discount. Cat's Cache is the only form of payment accepted to do laundry in the campus dorms. Cat’s Cache can also be used at some off-campus locations. Cat’s Cache carries over semester to semester and year to year and is fully refundable.