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The Office of Enrollment Services invites junior and senior high school students and two guests to take a closer look at Soka - its magnificent campus, international student body, supportive staff and faculty. Join us at one of our Lions Roar events and find out for yourself! We do our best to provide each of you a personalized college experience. For this reason, we invite you to bring two guests only to participate alongside you. A complimentary lunch will be served.
The doors open at 8:30am for registration and will remain open until 10:00am. Our staff and students will be on hand during our morning refreshment period to welcome you and can answer any immediate questions you may have. Throughout the day you will have opportunities to interact with our faculty, staff and students, and experience the campus upclose through our student led campus tours.
Admissions & Financial Aid Session
Learn about the application process, checklist, deadlines, and how to pay for Soka with various financial aid opportunities
Academics & Distinguished Faculty
Meet faculty and discover the benefits of Liberal Arts degree through one of our four concentrations.
Student Life & Study Abroad
See examples of the opportunities life on campus, studying abroad, and participating NAIA athletics can provide
Campus Tours & Lunch by the Bistro
Explore our campus by participating in a tour and interact with our community while enjoying lunch by our Soka Bistro
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Lions Roar held if it rains?
Lions Roar is held rain or shine. If rain is expected please bring an umbrella to the event. We will provide a bus to take you on the campus tour.
What are my parking options?
Parking is FREE! All guests enter through Soka's front gate. Security will direct you to park in LOT A.
Do I have to bring my reservation confirmation?
It is not necessary to bring your reservation confirmation. Our admission staff will be able to check you in when you arrive.
Where do we register for Lions Roar when we get to campus?
Registration takes place on the 1st floor of Founders Hall. Founders Hall is the domed building with columns overlooking Peace Lake. Peace Lake can be seen from the front gate. It is a very short walk from parking LOT A.
What time does registration begin?
Lions Roar's Registration begins at 8:30 am. Many guests arrive early and we often open the doors to Founders Hall by 8:20 am. Registration takes only a few minutes. Campus Tours and Sessions officially begin at 9 am. Guests arriving late may register until 10 am.
Do you provide refreshments in the morning?
Coffee, tea, juices and breakfast pastries are provided during registration. Food and beverages are not permitted in classrooms.
Can you accommodate guests with walkers, canes or wheelchairs during the campus tour?
Yes. Guests needing accommodations are asked to identify their need on the RSVP form and also call us at 888-600-SOKA x 4150. An electric cart will be available for use. We do have some limit on the number we are able to accommodate with the cart. For this reason, we ask that you plan ahead and call us with your information.