Wildcat Express Center

The Wildcat Express Center is located in Room 1227 inside the Northern Center.Visit the Wildcat Express Center to…

– Manage your NMU ID Card
– Learn more about residence hall meal plans
– Purchase DineNMU meal plans (note that DINE|NMU Faculty, Staff, Commuter Plans can only be purchased in person at the Wildcat Express Center)
– Add CatCa$h to your account

Manage your NMU ID online at get.cbord.com/nmu

The Wildcat Express Card +

Use the Wildcat Express Card for:

    • Dining Dollars
    • Meal Plans
    • CatCa$h
    • Time & Attendance
    • PEIF
    • Athletic Events
    • Copying & printing in the Olson Library
    • Checking out books or materials in the Olson Library
ID Card Example

Managing your ID card +


  • Always carry it with you
  • Keep it protected
  • Call immediately if it is lost/stolen
  • Bring damaged cards to Wildcat Express Center


  • Punch holes in it
  • Apply stickers
  • Keep it in your pocket
  • Lend it to others
  • Commingle it with other cards and keys
  • Throw it away

Lost or Stolen Wildcat Express Cards +

It is very important to immediately notify the Wildcat Express Office or log on to get.cbord.com/nmu if your card is lost or stolen. You may obtain a replacement Wildcat Express Card at the office. The replacement fee is $15.


Contact the Wildcat Express Office during business hours to replace the card.


Contact the Wildcat Express Office during business hours to report your card lost/stolen to ensure any door access or meal plan associated with your ID card is secured.

What is CatCa$h? +

CatCa$h is a stored value account giving students, faculty, and staff the ability to pay for purchases with their Wildcat Express card. It works as a debit card allowing money to be pre-deposited onto the Wildcat Express card. There are no fees or other charges for opening or using a CatCa$h account. You can then use the card at various locations on campus.

The current balance in your CatCa$h account will be carried over from semester to semester. When you graduate or terminate your studies/association with Northern Michigan University, you may request a refund of remaining funds by contacting the Wildcat Express Office. All balances greater than $15 will be refunded. Fund balances with less than $15 will not be refunded, but will remain available.

Where you can use CatCa$h:

Fieras, Cat Trax, Temaki, Smoothie King, Melted, Northern Lights Dining, Starbucks, Wildcat Den, Sundre, copy machines and Olson Library printers.

How to add money to your CatCa$h account:

Wildcat Express Office – Money can be added by cash, check, or credit card. The office is located in the Northern Center, on the first floor near Flagstar Bank.

“GET” – Funds may be transferred to CatCa$h using the online function “GET”. It is available by visiting get.cbord.com/nmu. Register your email and create a password to obtain access to your account on “GET”. You will be able to view your CatCa$h and Dining Dollar transactions/balances, report a lost card and deposit funds into your CatCa$h account. Guest deposits may also be made into your CatCa$h account by having your parents, grandparents, etc. select Guest Deposits from the left-hand side of the website. They will need your NMU Identification Number (including the zeros).

Value Port – There is one located on the second floor of Harden Hall (formerly the Learning Resource Center) near the circulation desk. You are able to add funds by depositing cash.

Flagstar Bank +

Flagstar offers a full-service banking location inside the Northern Center. Personal bankers are on hand to assist you with your banking needs. There are two ATMs available on campus. One is located inside the Northern Center and the other is located in the Harden Hall (formerly the Learning Resource Center). The branch is open Monday through Friday 9 am – 5 pm and can be reached at (906) 226-0003.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat-Sun Closed


Email us wec@nmu.edu
Call us 906-227-1686

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