Why should I give to the Student Cardinal Athletic Fund?

By giving to the sCAF you are building your CAF priority to attain the best tickets possible for football and men's basketball after graduation. The sCAF is also a great way to support the Cards beyond the student section and make a direct impact on our 750 student-athletes spanning 23 sports.

How do I join the Student Cardinal Athletic Fund?

There are four ways to join the sCAF. The first is online through the "My Cardinal Account" feature. Secondly, you can register for sCAF through the GivingFuel registration link via the Membership page. The third is in person and the fourth is via mail. Below are instructions for to join in person and via mail.

In-Person: Gifts of Cash, Credit Card, or Check are accepted in person by visiting:

2100 S. Floyd St,
3RD Floor Student Activities Center,
Louisville, KY 40208

Mail: Print, complete, and mail this membership form with your donation to:

Cardinal Athletic Fund
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes. Gifts to the Cardinal Athletic Fund are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. However, there are limitations to the deductibility of contributions required as a result of obtaining or retaining season tickets. Please consult your tax advisor to determine your specific tax deductibility.

What is the Cardinal Authentic /Centerplate Concessions Gift Card and how often does a member receive it?

A sCAF member will receive this gift card once per academic year. This can be used for Centerplate concessions at any Louisville Athletic venue and any Cardinal Authentic merchandise location on campus.

How do I obtain new basketball season tickets after graduation?

New Season Tickets: If you are not a current season ticket holder, you must complete the Waitlist Application. CLICK HERE for information up to date men's basketball season tickets.

All forms must be completed by July 1 to be considered eligible. In August, all requests are then arranged by type and by Priority Points Requests are then handled commensurate with available inventory.

For more information about the process of obtaining new season tickets, please contact a member of the Cardinal Athletic Fund at 502-852-5735

What is the priority point system?

Priority Points are used in the allocation and relocation of season tickets, away tickets, BIG EAST Tournament tickets, NCAA tickets, Bowl Game tickets and parking. The sCAF allows its members the ability to gain priority at twice the rate of a CAF donor, i.e. one (1) point per $50 donated versus one (1) point per $100 donation. The points accumulated on your account as a member of the sCAF will stay on the individuals CAF account.

CLICK HERE for a breakdown of the sCAF Priority Points.

How is priority seating for football and men's basketball during the regular season allocated?

All members of the sCAF at the `Team Player' level are able to receive priority seating for both men's basketball and football. All sCAF members will have priority for reserved seating until 30 minutes prior to kick-off/tip-off. At the 30 minute mark, any remaining sCAF reserved seats will be distributed as a part of the general student ticket allotment.

How do students attain priority to purchase postseason football and basketball tickets?

As a member of the sCAF at the `All Conference' you are automatically given priority to purchase potential bowl game. In regards to postseason basketball tickets, our sCAF members will have priority through the CAF ticket allotment.

All sCAF members men's at the `All Conference' level who also have men's basketball season tickets will receive priority relative to allocation of available student tickets. Due to the limited availability of post-season basketball tickets, further communication on additional allotment will be handled through the Athletic Ticket Office in conjunction with the Student Government Association.

What type of parking pass do we have the opportunity to buy?

As a member of the sCAF at the `Team Captain' level, you are able to purchase a green pass for Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. The green parking pass gets you access to Lots A through D located south of the Central Avenue overpass.