UCSB Pricing 2019-2020

Your Individual Housing Package at Tropicana Gardens Includes:

At Tropicana Gardens, you sign an individual contract for a bed space in a shared residence hall suite. The pricing is per person, so you are responsible for you and only you, not your roommates. Your all-inclusive payments include:

  • On-site Meal Plan (10 meals a week included in base cost of contract, with the option to upgrade to 14, 17 or unlimited meals per week)
  • Rent
  • All Utilities (electricity, water, gas, trash, high-speed internet)
  • Light Housekeeping twice monthly
Your payment depends on the bedroom occupancy that you choose. We offer contracts for singles (“A” Bedroom for one person), doubles ( “A” or “B” Bedroom shared by two people), quads (“C” Bedroom shared by 4 people) or $uper $aver Suites (a 2 Bedroom/1 Bathroom suite shared by 6 people). Singles are only available in 3 Bedroom suites, and Double in the A Bedrooms are only available in 2 Bedroom suites.
2019/20 UCSB Academic Year Prices
FALL 2019 ONLY
WINTER 2020 ONLY
SPRING 2020 ONLY
WINTER & SPRING 2020 Quarters
PARKING PRICES 2019/20

Resort-Style Amenities

Enjoy our resort style amenities at Tropicana Gardens and at Tropicana Del Norte 1 block away:

  • Heated Pool
  • 24-Hour Quiet Study Lounge
  • Cardio Fitness Room
  • Rec Room
  • Movie Theater*

*At Tropicana Del Norte 1 block away

Weekly Trop Events

It's easy to meet people at weekly Trop events organized by our RAs. Here's a small sampling:

  • BBQs
  • Hiking
  • Jewelry Making
  • Kayaking
  • Movie Nights
  • Open Mic Night
  • Ping-Pong Tournaments
  • Pool Parties
  • Super Bowl Party
  • Surfing Lessons
  • Ultimate Frisbee

Shared Furnished Suite

  • All suites are 3 bedroom/2 bathroom or 2 bedroom/1 bath, with a shared living room
  • Fully furnished, including sofa, 2 living room chairs, coffee table, side table,
    twin extra long mattress and bed frame, dresser, desk and desk chair, TV, fridge, and microwave
  • Privacy blinds on all windows
  • Laminate wood floors in living room and carpeted bedrooms
  • All Utilities (Electricity, Water, and Trash) included  in rent installments
  • High-speed wired and wireless internet
  • All units are smoke-free
  • Housekeeping cleans your room twice a month
  • Roommate matching service
  • Honors & Quiet  Suites

Winter & Spring Quarters 2020

TROPICANA GARDENS

UCSB Contract Rate Information
Winter & Spring Quarters 2020

January 5, 2020 - June 13, 2020

All Rates Are Per Person

Rates Below Subject to Change. Apply now to secure these rates.

Monthly Fees

Room Type

Room Type Total Contract Per Person
Quad in C Bedroom $9,000.00
Payment Number #1 Dec. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Jan. 1, 2020 $2,500.00
Payment Number #3-#6 Feb. 1, 2020 - May 1, 2020 $1,375.00
Small Double in A $10,000.00
Payment Number #1 Dec. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Jan. 1, 2020 $2,750.00
Payment Number #3-#6 Feb. 1, 2020 - May 1, 2020 $1,562.00
Triple in C Bedroom $10,668.00
Payment Number #1 Dec. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Jan. 1, 2020 $2,918.00
Payment Number #3-#6 Feb. 1, 2020 - May 1, 2020 $1,687.50
Standard Double in B Bedroom $11,668.00
Payment Number #1 Dec. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Jan. 1, 2020 $3,168.00
Payment Number #3-#6 Feb. 1, 2020 - May 1, 2020 $1,875.00
Single in A Bedroom $12,800.00
Payment Number #1 Dec. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Jan. 1, 2020 $3,450.00
Payment Number #3-#6 Feb. 1, 2020 - May 1, 2020 $2,087.50

All contracts include 10 meals a week in the Tropicana Café. All meal plans can be upgraded from 10 meals to 14, 17 or unlimited meals per week.

10 Meals
(included)
Base Price Above

14 Meals
+$125.33
Quarter

17 Meals
+$280.67
Quarter

Unlimited Meals
+$430.67
Quarter

Please note that if the total contract amount is received by September 1st, 2019, you will receive a 2% rebate.

One-Time Fees

Application & Processing Fee: $125.00*
Security Deposit: $350.00**
Tropicana Student Organization: $150.00***
Total One-Time Fees: $625.00

*$125 application fee is non-refundable.

**Security Deposit is refundable less $50 non-refundable Cleaning Fee.

***Tropicana Student Organization and Activity fee is not refundable.

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Spring Quarter 2020 Only

TROPICANA GARDENS

UCSB Contract Rate Information
Spring Quarter 2020 Only

March 29, 2020 - June 13, 2020

All Rates Are Per Person

Rates Below Subject to Change. Apply now to secure these rates.

Monthly Fees

Room Type

Room Type Total Contract Per Person
Quad in C Bedroom $4,500.00
Payment Number #1 Mar. 1, 2020 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 April. 1, 2020 $2,125.00
Payment Number #3 May 1, 2020 $1,375.00
Small Double in A $5,000.00
Payment Number #1 Mar. 1, 2020 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 April 1, 2020 $2,437.50
Payment Number #3 May 1, 2020 $1,562.00
Triple in C Bedroom $5,334.00
Payment Number #1 Mar. 1, 2020 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 April 1, 2020 $2,646.50
Payment Number #3 May 1, 2020 $1,687.50
Standard Double in B Bedroom $5,834.00
Payment Number #1 Mar. 1, 2020 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 April 1, 2020 $2,959.00
Payment Number #3 May 1, 2020 $1,875.00
Single in A Bedroom $6,400.00
Payment Number #1 Mar. 1, 2020 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 April 1, 2020 $3,312.50
Payment Number #3 May 1, 2020 $2,087.50

All contracts include 10 meals a week in the Tropicana Café. All meal plans can be upgraded from 10 meals to 14, 17 or unlimited meals per week.

10 Meals
(included)
Base Price Above

14 Meals
+$125.33
Quarter

17 Meals
+$280.67
Quarter

Unlimited Meals
+$430.67
Quarter

Please note that if the total contract amount is received by September 1st, 2019, you will receive a 2% rebate.

One-Time Fees

Application & Processing Fee: $125.00*
Security Deposit: $350.00**
Tropicana Student Organization: $150.00***
Total One-Time Fees: $625.00

*$125 application fee is non-refundable.

**Security Deposit is refundable less $50 non-refundable Cleaning Fee.

***Tropicana Student Organization and Activity fee is not refundable.

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Winter Quarter 2020 Only

TROPICANA GARDENS

UCSB Contract Rate Information
Winter Quarter 2020 Only

January 5, 2020 - March 20, 2020

All Rates Are Per Person

Rates Below Subject to Change. Apply now to secure these rates.

Monthly Fees

Room Type

Room Type Total Contract Per Person
Quad in C Bedroom $4,500.00
Payment Number #1 Dec. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Jan. 1, 2020 $750.00
Payment Number #3-#4 Feb. 1, 2020 - Mar. 1, 2020 $1,375.00
Small Double in A $5,000.00
Payment Number #1 Dec. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Jan. 1, 2020 $875.00
Payment Number #3-#4 Feb. 1, 2020 - Mar. 1, 2020 $1,562.00
Triple in C Bedroom $5,334.00
Payment Number #1 Dec. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Jan. 1, 2020 $959.00
Payment Number #3-#4 Feb. 1, 2020 - Mar. 1, 2020 $1,687.50
Standard Double in B Bedroom $5,834.00
Payment Number #1 Dec. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Jan. 1, 2020 $1,084.00
Payment Number #3-#4 Feb. 1, 2020 - Mar. 1, 2020 $1,875.00
Single in A Bedroom $6,400.00
Payment Number #1 Dec. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Jan. 1, 2020 $1,225.00
Payment Number #3-#4 Feb. 1, 2020 - Mar. 1, 2020 $2,087.50

All contracts include 10 meals a week in the Tropicana Café. All meal plans can be upgraded from 10 meals to 14, 17 or unlimited meals per week.

10 Meals
(included)
Base Price Above

14 Meals
+$125.33
Quarter

17 Meals
+$280.67
Quarter

Unlimited Meals
+$430.67
Quarter

Please note that if the total contract amount is received by September 1st, 2019, you will receive a 2% rebate.

One-Time Fees

Application & Processing Fee: $125.00*
Security Deposit: $350.00**
Tropicana Student Organization: $150.00***
Total One-Time Fees: $625.00

*$125 application fee is non-refundable.

**Security Deposit is refundable less $50 non-refundable Cleaning Fee.

***Tropicana Student Organization and Activity fee is not refundable.

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Fall Quarter 2019 Only

TROPICANA GARDENS

UCSB Contract Rate Information
Fall Quarter 2019 Only

September 22, 2019 - December 14, 2019

All Rates Are Per Person

Rates Below Subject to Change. Apply now to secure these rates.

Monthly Fees

Room Type

Room Type Total Contract Per Person
Quad in C Bedroom $4,500.00
Payment Number #1 Aug. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Sep. 1, 2019 $750.00
Payment Number #3-#4 Oct. 1, 2019 - Nov. 1, 2019 $1,375.00
Small Double in A $5,000.00
Payment Number #1 Aug. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Sep. 1, 2019 $875.00
Payment Number #3-#4 Oct. 1, 2019 - Nov. 1, 2019 $1,562.00
Triple in C Bedroom $5,334.00
Payment Number #1 Aug. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Sep. 1, 2019 $959.00
Payment Number #3-#4 Oct. 1, 2019 - Nov. 1, 2019 $1,687.50
Standard Double in B Bedroom $5,834.00
Payment Number #1 Aug. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Sep. 1, 2019 $1,084.00
Payment Number #3-#4 Oct. 1, 2019 - Nov. 1, 2019 $1,875.00
Single in A Bedroom $6,400.00
Payment Number #1 Aug. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Sep. 1, 2019 $1,225.00
Payment Number #3-#4 Oct. 1, 2019 - Nov. 1, 2019 $2,087.50

All contracts include 10 meals a week in the Tropicana Café. All meal plans can be upgraded from 10 meals to 14, 17 or unlimited meals per week.

10 Meals
(included)
Base Price Above

14 Meals
+$125.33
Quarter

17 Meals
+$280.67
Quarter

Unlimited Meals
+$430.67
Quarter

Please note that if the total contract amount is received by September 1st, 2019, you will receive a 2% rebate.

One-Time Fees

Application & Processing Fee: $125.00*
Security Deposit: $350.00**
Tropicana Student Organization: $150.00***
Total One-Time Fees: $625.00

*$125 application fee is non-refundable.

**Security Deposit is refundable less $50 non-refundable Cleaning Fee.

***Tropicana Student Organization and Activity fee is not refundable.

Click Here for more information on the Security Deposit and TSO Fee.

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2019-2020 UCSB Academic Year

TROPICANA GARDENS

UCSB Contract Rate Information
2019-2020 Academic Year

September 22, 2019 - June 13, 2020

All Rates Are Per Person

Rates Below Subject to Change. Apply now to secure these rates.

Monthly Fees

Room Type

Room Type Total Contract Per Person
Quad in C Bedroom $13,500.00
Payment Number #1 Aug. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Sep. 1, 2019 $1,500.00
Payment Number #3-#10 Oct. 1, 2019 - May 1, 2020 $1,375.00
Small Double in A $15,000.00
Payment Number #1 Aug. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Sep. 1, 2019 $1,500.00
Payment Number #3-#10 Oct. 1, 2019 - May 1, 2020 $1,562.00
Triple in C Bedroom $16,000.00
Payment Number #1 Aug. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Sep. 1, 2019 $1,500.00
Payment Number #3-#10 Oct. 1, 2019 - May 1, 2020 $1,687.50
Standard Double in B Bedroom $17,500.00
Payment Number #1 Aug. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Sep. 1, 2019 $1,500.00
Payment Number #3-#10 Oct. 1, 2019 - May 1, 2020 $1,875.00
Single in A Bedroom $19,200.00
Payment Number #1 Aug. 1, 2019 $1,000.00
Payment Number #2 Sep. 1, 2019 $1,500.00
Payment Number #3-#10 Oct. 1, 2019 - May 1, 2020 $2,087.50

All contracts include 10 meals a week in the Tropicana Café. All meal plans can be upgraded from 10 meals to 14, 17 or unlimited meals per week.

10 Meals
(included)
Base Price Above

14 Meals
+$125.33
Quarter

17 Meals
+$280.67
Quarter

Unlimited Meals
+$430.67
Quarter

Please note that if the total contract amount is received by September 1st, 2019, you will receive a 2% rebate.

One-Time Fees

Application & Processing Fee: $125.00*
Security Deposit: $350.00**
Tropicana Student Organization: $150.00***
Total One-Time Fees: $625.00

*$125 application fee is non-refundable.

**Security Deposit is refundable less $50 non-refundable Cleaning Fee.

***Tropicana Student Organization and Activity fee is not refundable.

Click Here for more information on the Security Deposit and TSO Fee.

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Parking Prices 2019-2020

Parking is not included in your contract, as many students choose to use alternative forms of transportation. The parking prices listed below are one time costs for the year, and are assigned spaces. All spots are assigned based on a first come, first served basis.

Location Total Contract Per Person
Tropicana Gardens Assigned Covered $2,000.00
Tropicana Gardens Assigned $1,500.00
Tropicana Del Norte Assigned Underground Space $1,250.00
Tropicana Del Norte Assigned Space $850.00

These prices are subject to change.

Parking Application

On-Site Meal Plan

  • 10 meals per week, or upgrade to 14, 17 or Unlimited all-day dining in our onsite cafe at Tropicana Gardens
  • Ever-changing menu of hot entrees, homemade soups, and fresh baked desserts
  • Extensive salad and deli bar, fresh fruits, and traditional fast food favorites
  • Daily vegetarian selection
  • Sack lunches and late dinners available