Hoot Loot

The official multi-purpose identification card for Southern's students, faculty and staff.

Example Hoot Loot card


Attention all new first-year and transfer students: You will be receiving an email to your Southern email address from the university card office regarding the process for uploading your photo for your student ID card (Hoot Loot). Please check your student E-mail.

UPASS UPDATE for Spring 2023. The Spring U-Passes have arrived! We will begin processing U-Pass requests for undergraduate students registered for the Spring 2023 term on Tuesday, January 3rd. You can request a upass HERE.

Financial Aid transfer requests for Spring 2023 will begin Tuesday, January 3rd and will be available to students with excess financial aid through Wednesday, February 1st

Hoot Loot refund request: If you need a Hoot Loot refund, you can find the form to do so HERE.

Parking Pass Requests: You can find out how to request a parking pass HERE.

Hoot Loot Card Quicklinks

Deposit Funds

Looking for information about, or to add funds to your hootloot card?

Meal Plans

Interested in commuter or employee meal plans?

Student Advantage

For information about our money saving program Student Advantage.

I have a question

You may be able to find your answer here.

Accepted at Various Off-Campus Merchants

Over 30 merchants in New Haven, and the surrounding area!

Just some of the places you can use Hoot Loot to make purchases:

  • Wing Madness in New Haven
  • Neighbors Express Mart in New Haven
  • Rite Aid #01839 in West Haven
  • Ixtapa Grill Mexican Restaurant in Hamden
  • Rite Aid #04778 in East Haven
  • Pizza Heaven II in New Haven