TDN Trop Talk February 1, 2017





Newsletter for Tropicana Del Norte
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Friday
8:00am-1:00am
Saturday
10:00am-1:00am
Sunday
10:00am-11:00pm
Business Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
9:00am-5:00pm

Office Phone:
(805) 968-0351

RA Duty Phone:
(805) 280-1653
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(805) 968-0351
February 1, 2017
Event Round Up
S’mores Night

Ambitious residents came down to learn more about RA selection and enjoyed eating delicious, hot s’mores in the company of their favorite RAs!
Let’s Taco-Bout RA Selection!

Juliza’s second floor residents enjoyed some yummy tacos from Lily’s Tacos and beverages while asking their RA about the selection process!
Game Night

Clever residents celebrate completing their first week of the quarter with friends and tons of fun board games!
Studio Ghibli Double Feature

Movie lovers got together to watch two very popular films, Howl’s Moving Castle and Princess Mononoke, by Japanese animator and director Hayao Miyazaki!
Caution: Flu Season AHEAD!

On Monday the 16th residents gathered in front of the Tropicana Del Norte Café to grab supplies to fight the flu season that is rapidly approaching. Residents left the program with tissue packs, vitamin C packets, sanitized hands, as well as a head chalk full of tips on how to stay healthy while living in the dorms.
Sign Early for $2,000 in Savings!
Sign by February 15, 2017

Returning Resident Special:
Sign now for a
$2,000 Discount*
on your contract for next year!

*Contract must be signed by February 15, 2017 and must be completed and approved by March 15, 2017 in order to receive $2,000 discount.

If you sign a Tropicana Del Norte or Tropicana Gardens Residence Hall 2017-2018 UCSB lease contract by February 15, 2017 you will receive a $2,000 discount on your contract. We’ll also waive the $125 application and processing fee.

UCSB Academic Year Contract
2017 – 2018
Room Type
Quad
(4 in C)
Small Triple ( 3 in B)
Small Double
(2 in A)
Standard Triple
(3 in C)
Standard Double
(2 in B)
Large Double
(2 in C)
Single
(1 in A)
Academic Year Total
Base Price
(10 meals a week)
$11,900.00
$12,400.00
$12,400.00
$13,700.00
$16,200.00
$17,500.00
$18,500.00
With Current Resident Discount
$9,900.00
$10,400.00
$10,400.00
$11,700.00
$14,200.00
$15,500.00
$16,500.00

UCSB Academic Year Contract
2017 – 2018
Room Type
$uper $aver
(6 in 2 bed/1 bath Suite
Quad
(4 in C)
Small Triple ( 3 in B)
Small Double
(2 in A)
Standard Triple
(3 in C)
Standard Double
(2 in B)
Large Double
(2 in C)
Single
(1 in A)
Academic Year Total
Base Price
(10 meals a week)
$11,000.00
$11,400.00
$11,900.00
$11,900.00
$13,200.00
$15,700.00
$17,000.00
$18,000.00
With Current Resident Discount
$9,000.00
$9,400.00
$9,900.00
$9,900.00
$11,200.00
$13,700.00
$15,000.00
$16,000.00
Meal Plan Options
Tropicana will also now feature different meal plan options! All contracts include 10 meals a week for the academic year, but you can upgrade to 14, 17 or Unlimited Meals at any time! As a returning resident you will be given an automatic upgrade to your meal plan choice!
10 Meals (included)
14 Meals
17 Meals
Unlimited Meals
Base Price Above
+$266.67/Quarter
+$400/Quarter
+$500/Quarter
Referral Program
Get up $400 credited to your account with our new resident referral program! If you refer a continuing UCSB or SBCC student who would be a new resident at Tropicana Gardens or Tropicana Del Norte you will receive $200 credited toward your last installment when the new resident completes an approved contract. You’ll receive an additional $200 credit to your account if you sign to live with us again and your referral stays with us the entire year!
Contracts Available Now!
Contracts are now available! Sign up through your MyTropAccount on to begin your application for the 2017-2018 school year! To find out more information about this Special Offer, email our Leasing Department.
Flu Season
Tips to Keep Trop Healthy
1. Consider getting your flu shot: these are offered at local pharmacies like CVS and at Student Health on UCSB Campus.

2. Remember singing the ABC song twice while washing your hands in kindergarten? Now is the time to start singing again.

3. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water (especially before you eat). Carry a bottle of hand sanitizer with you.

4. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue if you cough or sneeze. If you don’t have a tissue, sneeze into your elbow. Be conscious about not touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Don’t take a sip out of someone’s cup.

5. Keep a household disinfectant like Lysol or Clorox wipes on hand and use them to clean your doorknobs, remote controls, phones, keyboards etc.

6. Don’t cuddle up to your BFF if they are ill! Symptoms of the flu include fever, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, chill and fatigue. Keep your distance and show your love by running errands for them.

For more information about the flu:
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2016-2017.htm

For more information about the stomach flu:
http://www.cdc.gov/Features/Norovirus/

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Do you love blogging? Do you enjoy telling others about your experiences? If you answered “YES!” to either of these questions, we would love to hear from you! Trop is looking for a resident who will write a blog about their Tropicana or UCSB or experiences. Payment is $20 per published blog. If you are interested, please write a sample blog and send it to Brendan Langley at blangley@tropicanastudentliving.com.

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