The Tropicana Student Living office is located at Tropicana Gardens Residence Hall at 6585 El Colegio Road, Goleta, CA 93117.
Phone: (805) 968-4319  |  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Directions to Tropicana Gardens
Directions to Tropicana Del Norte
Directions to Tropicana Villas

Driving Directions

From the South: 
Take the Ventura Freeway (101) north. Exit at Los Carneros (it is past the UCSB/217 exit), turn left towards the ocean.

From the North:
Take the Ventura Freeway (101) south. Exit at Los Carneros, turn right towards the ocean.

Once you exit at Los Carneros:

  • Follow Los Carneros until it dead-ends at a stoplight on the corner of Los Carneros and El Colegio Road.
  • Turn left on El Colegio Road. Tropicana Gardens is located at the first stoplight at 6585 El Colegio between Camino Pescadero and Camino Del Mar.
  • Tropicana Del Norte is located at the second stoplight at 6525 El Colegio between Camino Del Norte and Stadium Road.
  • To get to Tropicana Villas, once you turn left onto El Colegio you will make a right onto Camino Pescadero and drive 3 blocks towards the ocean. Tropicana Villas will be on the right at 811 Camino Pescadero.

Guest Parking Lot

During the academic year, we have a few designated Tropicana Guest parking spaces in the Gravel Lot next to Kappa Alpha Theta on the corner of El Colegio and Embarcadero del Mar. Guest Parking Permits are available at the front desk of Tropicana Gardens or Tropicana Del Norte for $10.00 per 24-hour business period.

Summer Parking

During the summer, guests park for free onsite at Tropicana Gardens, Tropicana Del Norte and Tropicana Villas.