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.

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.

uPass request form for Fall 2021 will be available for request and pickup at the card office monday August 2. You can request a Fall pass HERE. We will send out upasses as fast as we can as requests are submitted.

Financial Aid transfer requests for the Fall 2021 semester will begin on August 2nd. This includes meal plans purchased with Financial Aid funds. Fall requests will end on Sept 10th

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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:

  • More Than Pizza in New Haven
  • Edge of the Woods in New Haven
  • Amity Diner in New Haven
  • Rite Aid #10375 in Hamden
  • Rite Aid #00441 in New Haven
  • Acropolis Diner in Hamden