Market Money is a pre-paid debit account that is accessible with your Western ID card. You can use it to purchase food and beverages at the Union Market and Union Grind. All students and staff can purchase Market Money!
Use our Online System and follow the easy steps to deposit money into your account. Once the deposit is processed your funds are available immediately, and your balances are carried over from semester to the next. Please note: To access the Online System, use Firefox or Google Chrome browsers.
*Students and staff must have a Western ID Card before deposits can be made into your account.
When you check out at the Union Market or Union Grind, present your Western ID card and your transaction will be processed with the swipe of your card.
A 5.5% tax savings is given to all students using their Market Money account at the time of purchase. Western employees are not eligible for this discount.
Market Money is available to students as long as they are enrolled in classes at Western. Employees are eligible as long as they are actively employed at Western.
Residence Hall Students
Residence Hall students are required to use a Market Money dining plan as part of the residence hall contract. Deposit amounts of $500, $650, or $800 must be made each semester.
*Please do not use the online deposit feature for your Residence Hall dining plan. Your dining plan will be billed with your tuition.
Withdrawals or refunds on demand are not permitted for any reason unless you are a student leaving Western for health issues, death in the immediate family, or military service.