Important Dates 2016-2017

UCSB 2016-2017 Academic Year Calendar

FALL QUARTER - 2016

Sept 18 Sunday UCSB Move in begins at 9:00 am
Sept 22 Thursday UCSB Classes begin
Nov 11 Friday Academic Holiday - Holiday Meal Schedule
Nov 23 Wednesday Thanksgiving break begins; last meal lunch
Residents depart by 5:00 pm*
Nov 27 Sunday Tropicana Del Norte reopens at 1:00 pm
Nov 28 Monday Instruction resumes; meals begin with breakfast
Dec 9 Friday

Fall Quarter ends; last meal lunch.
Tropicana Del Norte closes at 5:00 pm*

WINTER QUARTER - 2017

Jan 8 Sunday Tropicana Del Norte reopens at 1:00 pm
Jan 9 Monday Instruction resumes; meals begin with breakfast
Jan 16 Monday Academic Holiday - Holiday Meal Schedule
Feb 20 Monday Academic Holiday - Holiday Meal Schedule
Mar 24 Friday UCSB Spring Break begins; last meal lunch.
Residents depart by 5:00 pm*

SPRING QUARTER - 2017

April 2 Sunday Tropicana reopens at 1:00 pm for UCSB Students
April 3 Monday Instruction resumes; UCSB meals begin with breakfast
May 29 Monday Academic Holiday - Holiday Meal Schedule
Jun 16 Friday Spring Quarter Ends Last meal dinner
Jun 17 Saturday Tropicana Del Norte closes at 1:00 pm

This calendar is based on the academic and administrative calendar published by UCSB, and is subject to change.

*Residence Halls traditionally close for the Thanksgiving holiday, Winter Break (includes Christmas and New Year's) and Spring Break. If you are unable to go home during UCSB academic breaks because of school, athletic or work obligations, you may make arrangements to stay at Tropicana Del Norte. Requests must be made in advance at the front desk and are approved on a case by case basis.

Come for a Tour

Come by anytime between 10:00am and 5:30pm to tour the property and see if Tropicana Gardens is the right place for you!

PARKING: Visitor parking can be found in the gravel lot located on the corner of El Colegio Road and Embarcadero Del Mar directly across from Tropicana Gardens. Please park in the spaces marked Visitor and note the number of your parking space. We'll be happy to issue a parking pass while you visit our communities!