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). Uploading your appropriate photos 24 hours prior to your orientation session will guarantee you will receive your Hoot Loot the day of your on-campus orientation session. If you are participating virtually, your Hoot Loot will be mailed to you.

UPASS UPDATE for Fall 2022. The Fall uPasses have arrived! We are processing uPass requests for undergraduate students registered for the Fall 2022 term. You can request a fall pass HERE.

Financial Aid transfer requests for the Fall 2022 have begun and will be available to students with excess financial aid through Wednesday, September 14th

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:

  • China Wok in Hamden
  • Cilantro Mexican Grill in New Haven
  • Meineke Car Care Center in New Haven
  • Rite Aid #04778 in East Haven
  • Domino's Pizza in New Haven
  • CVS/Pharmacy in Hamden