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Sunrise Hall 300

RHC: Jaime Dance |

Sunrise Hall houses 96 residents, primarily first-year students. It was named for its distinct vantage point in capturing each beautiful sunrise.

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Sunset Hall 380

RHC: Nobuko Miyama |

Sunset Hall houses 96 residents, primarily first-year students. It was named for the commanding view of spectacular sunsets. 

Room Layout

Each resident is provided the following furniture: twin extra-long-sized bed, extra-long twin mattress (38” x 80”), desk, hutch/bookshelf, chair, wardrobe closet, and Cisco IP phone. Each double room also includes a trash can, recycle bin, plunger, and emergency flashlight.

  • Layout of double room showing side-by-side beds and closets, desks and a bath room

    Double Room

    All first-year students live in a double-occupancy room with a roommate. Roommates may be selected upon request or are matched based on lifestyle compatibility. Double rooms include a shared bedroom and private bathroom.


Multipurpose space for Hall 365

Multipurpose Room

A common living space including a large screen Roku television.  Sunrise 300 and Sunset 380 halls feature a piano and other activity equipment (ping pong table, foosball table, air hockey, etc.).

Pantry room of Hall 380


While all students residing on campus have a full meal plan, each hall features a pantry equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, first aid kit, and water purifier. Sunrise 300 and Sunset 380 halls feature induction stoves and cookware.

Laundry room of Hall 380

Laundry Rooms

All halls have multiple washers and dryers, including ecologically-friendly, high-efficiency machines. Laundry is included in the cost of room and board, so there is no need to save up quarters or use debit cards. Laundry is essentially “free.”  Sunrise 300 and Sunset 380 halls feature snack and drink vending machines. 

Study Rooms

A space for students to study individually or in groups.  The space is equipped with dry erase boards and network printers with free printing for students. 

Bowl & Outdoor Basketball Court

This large grassy space provides students a relaxing area to sit outdoors, play basketball, enjoy sports equipment, or cook on our gas grill. Located in between Horizon 315 and Lōkahi 335.

Book Exchange

This small library space within Sunset Hall 380 was created for students to leave behind old books to pass on to future students. 

Exercise Rooms

These rooms contain the Bowflex PR1000 Home Gym, ProForm Hybrid Trainer, and a television that is open to students at all hours.

Multifaith Room

The Multifaith Rooms were founded by Soka students as a way to support diversity in the halls. Multifaith Rooms offer a place for students to practice their faith individually or study religion in small groups.

Front Offices

The Atlantic 300 and the Pacific 380 Front Offices are the information hubs for the Soka Residential Community. During the daytime, Front Office Assistants are available, and the Residence Hall Coordinators and the Assistant Director of Residential Life hold office hours. During the evening, Resident Assistants hold office hours. Services include, but are not limited to: general information and support, lock-outs/key card replacement, and game/equipment check-out. 

  • 6 housing staff members

    Housing Support Staff

    The residence hall community has trained, full-time live-in professional staff members responsible for coordinating and overseeing hall activities including programming, advising on academic and personal concerns, supervising and coordinating student staff, and overseeing daily operations. All staff members are readily available to residents and a staff member is on call at all times.