Move-in Info

When Can I Move In?

Move-in for SBCC students begins at 9 am on Sunday, August 23, 2020 for Fall Quarter.

Trop Early Move-in Program and Orientation (TEMPO)

Trop Early Move-In Program and Orientation (TEMPO) starts Tuesday August 18, 2020 for SBCC students. TEMPO is an orientation program that covers important topics concerning incoming freshmen, including healthy eating, dealing with relationships, touring the campus, picking up their books, finding their classes, field trips around the city and getting to know 50+ other new Trop students. The fee for TEMPO is $500.00 and includes meals, field trips, etc.

TEMPO registration will open on February 15, 2020. To register, sign in to your MyTropAccount and click the TEMPO link on the home page.

Click below for a SAMPLE TEMPO Schedule:

Can I move in early?

Residents can move in up to two days early for a $200 nightly fee.  Please email leasing@tropicanastudentliving.com for more information.

What to Bring

Besides your clothes and books, things that you should bring are bed-pad, sheets (extra long twin), blankets, pillows, pillowcases, bedspread, bath towels, toilet paper, alarm clock, computer, beach towel, bicycle, bike lock, non-halogen study lamp, and toiletries. You may also want to bring a TV for your bedroom and laundry soap. All rooms have blinds on the windows.

Where Can I buy Stuff?

Located on Storke Road, Camino Real Marketplace is your best bet for all basic shopping needs. The shopping center includes Home Depot, Staples, Costco, Home Goods, Best Buy and Ross. You can find this marketplace by going west on El Colegio and turning right onto Storke Road; it will be located a few blocks down on your left-hand side. Bed Bath and Beyond is located off of the Fairview exit. Target is located on the corner of Storke Road and Hollister Road. 

Questions? Call (805) 968-0351.