Lions Roar: 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 printed ticket?

Please bring your Eventbrite printed ticket to the event. If your ticket is misplaced during travel we will be able to confirm your registration on our computer system when you arrive.

Where do we register for Lions Roar when we get to campus?

Registration takes place in Founders Hall. Founders Hall is the domed building located just behind 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 begins at 9 am. Many guests arrive early and we often open the doors to Founders Hall by 8:30 am. Registration is completed by 9:30 am.

Do you provide refreshments in the morning?

Coffee, tea, juices and breakfast pastries are provided during registration.

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.  

Is lunch provided?

A complimentary lunch is provided for the prospective student and two guests.

Can we speak with Admission and Financial Aid staff? Faculty?

You will be able to choose to participate in two of four academic workshops. You are welcome to speak with faculty at that time. Admission and Financial Aid will provide a brief workshop a 3 pm in our Black Box Theatre. Prospective students and parents are welcome to attend this session.   

What is the contact information?

Please email admission@soka.edu or call 888-600-Admission x 4150.