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Cougar Dough

We are excited to announce a new and more convenient way to purchase cafeteria items at MND’s Cougar Café. Students and Staff will make cafeteria purchases with Cougar “Dough”.

What is Cougar “Dough” and how does it work?

Cougar “Dough” is a lunch account where you may load up money on the account. Once funds are posted to the individual “Dough” account (see how to apply funds to your account below), you are able to step in line, give your Unique ID to the Cafeteria Staff Member, and pay for your lunch.

What is my MND unique ID?
Soon you will receive an email from MND with your MND Unique ID. This is a four-digit number that you will need to memorize. If you are a returning staff member or student, your existing four-digit number will remain the same.

Is it safe to give my Cougar “Dough” PIN to the cashier?
Yes, cashiers will see the student’s or staff member’s photo on the computer screen each time a purchase is made. Cashiers are trained to verify the buyer’s identity with the photo. Nevertheless, it is important to not give out your Cougar “Dough” PIN to anyone.

How do I place money on my Cougar “Dough” account?
There are two easy ways to place money on your Cougar “Dough” account...

Method 1. Just bring your cash to lunch the line, and ask the Cashier to apply your funds to your Cougar “Dough” account. (Note: No Cash Back. The Cashier will not give you cash back - All change is applied to your “Dough” account as a credit, and is available for your next lunch or snack). It’s FREE to apply money to your account when depositing at MND.

Method 2. Log on to www.PayForIt.net and follow the steps to register. PayForIt offers the following features geared specifically for parents:

  • Electronically add money to an account and review balances 24/7
  • Set up an option to automatically replenish fund in an account when the balance falls below $5.00
  • Set up an email alert so you know when the account balance reaches a certain amount, when a payment is due, or when a payment has been made

Note: There is a 3.9% online Credit Card processing fee, or a $1.75 check processing fee each time funds are applied to the account

Is it safe to give my MND unique ID to the cashier?
Yes, cashiers will see the student’s or staff member’s photo on the computer screen each time a purchase is made. Cashiers are trained to verify the buyer’s identity with the photo. Nevertheless, it is important to never give out your MND unique ID to anyone.


(PayForIt is PCI 1 compliant, which is the highest level of online transaction security available.)

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