Alumni Center

The Alumni Center (also known as the Small Conference Center) has 3 rooms available for alumni visitors. Each room consists of two single beds and a private bathroom. Space is available on a first come first serve basis all year for alumni who would like to stay on campus. The following are the guidelines for Alumni Center guest room reservation.

Guest Rooms
The Alumni Center at Soka University of America (SUA) is an ideal place for alumni to stay when visiting SUA.

Accommodations Include

  • The rooms include one of the following: blanket, comforter, pillow, set of sheets, body towel, and hand towel. Amenities are not included.
  • Air-conditioned rooms with individually-controlled heating and cooling
  • Wireless Internet connection
  • While there are two twin beds per room, each reservation will accommodate one alumnus per twin bed. During busier seasons (such as the Soka Education Conference or Graduation Weekend) you may have to share a room with another alumnus. Roommates are arranged by the university unless otherwise requested.
  • The common area including the living room, kitchen, and dining room is an alcohol free zone.
  • The Alumni Center is a non-smoking facility. Common areas cannot be utilized unless previously arranged.

Rates and Payment
Room rates are $40 per night. If the room is shared with another alum, the addiitonal fee is $10 per night. The maximum stay is no longer than three consecutive nights. Checks may be made out to: Soka University of America. Please inquire for other forms of payment.

Requests must be submitted online at least one week prior to expected arrival date. Reservations will be made on a first come first serve basis and is subject to availability.

Room cancellations must be made by 5pm 2 business days prior to arrival date.

Alumni Center Guest Policy

A. This agreement shall be in effect for the dates indicated below on the Alumni Center Reservation Form.

A. The University may terminate this agreement for any one or more of the following reasons:

1. Any indications that the behavior of the alumnus may result in causing harm to self or others.
2. Failure to pay fees due in a timely manner.
3. Violation of the Alumni Center Guest Room Policy stated below.
4. Causing excessive noise and/or unacceptable disruptive behavior.

A. Provide the alumnus with an assigned space in the Alumni Center.
B. Provide each alumnus with one of the following: a blanket, comforter, pillow, set of sheets, body towel, and hand towel.

A. Be a graduate of Soka University of America.
B. Occupy only the assigned space in the Alumni Center. Additional overnight guests are not allowed unless they have made a reservation.

1. Be financially responsible for damages that occur in their assigned space in the Alumni Center during the period of agreement. Such cost shall be established at the university’s reasonable discretion.
2. Leave the room in a clean and orderly condition upon checkout, or at the termination of this agreement.
3. Abide by all SUA policies and procedures. Violations may become the basis for being banned from the university and losing the privilege to stay at the Alumni Center in the future. These policies include but are not limited to the Residence Hall Alcohol Policy and the University Drug Policy. Furnishing alcohol to minors is not permitted. The University Drug Policy strictly prohibits the possession and usage of controlled substances and/or drug paraphernalia on campus.

A. A university official may enter the assigned space in the Alumni Center if they feel that a university policy violation is occurring or there is a threat to the safety or well-being of the room’s occupants or if there is reason to believe that there is imminent hazard to the property; and removing any hazard discovered. Entries will be determined at the university’s reasonable discretion.
B. While all reasonable precautions will be taken to safeguard the personal property, the university assumes no responsibility and provides no insurance or financial protection for personal property.

The alumni center is currently available for the Soka Education Conference weekend in February and Commencement weekend in May. You can make a reservation by clicking here. If you have any questions, please contact Megumi Tanaka. You can also stay at a nearby hotel with SUA rates. Please click here for more information.