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The Disney Service Center: Your ‘one-stop shop’

September 20th, 2017|Categories: Disney College Program|Tags: , , , , |

After what may have seemed like an eternal wait, you’ve finally started your Disney College or International Program. Though you may be a pro at the Disney point and locating [...]

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Cleanliness inspections – True or False?

April 27th, 2017|Categories: Arrival Information, Housing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The rumors are true, friends—cleanliness inspections are conducted on a regular basis here in Disney Housing. The purpose is not only to make sure your apartment is “show-ready,” especially since [...]

Program Guide: Your #1 Resource

March 6th, 2017|Categories: Arrival Information, Cast Member Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Picture this: It is the first day of your Disney College or International Program. You pull into your new apartment complex and step out of your car. You’re immediately [...]

Instagram-worthy spots around Disney Housing

January 30th, 2017|Categories: Housing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

According to Instagram, Disney Parks (including the Walt Disney World Resort) were the most Instagrammed location in the world in 2016. We totally get this as we, too, think a [...]

Know before you go: Disney Housing cable and internet

January 5th, 2017|Categories: Housing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Just in time for those arriving for Florida-side programs in the spring – please be aware of the following updates to your packing list!   Cable television service: We are [...]

Disney Housing: Placement Team Spotlight

December 8th, 2016|Categories: Cast Member Resource, Housing|Tags: , , , , , , |

If College or International Program participants on the East Coast have questions about the living component of their program, they are referred to Housing. But what is “Housing?” Did you [...]

Apartment Meetings: Myths, Mysteries and Misunderstandings

June 7th, 2016|Categories: Cast Member Resource|Tags: , , , , , , |

One of many things that I appreciate about Disney•Pixar animated films is how real and relatable the relationships are between the characters. If you think about it most, if not [...]

Top FIVE Topics of The Program Guide: Don’t feel like a fish out of water

May 20th, 2016|Categories: Arrival Information, Cast Member Resource|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s your arrival day, how exciting! You wished on a star, and possibly signed a contract with Ursula herself to get here, but now you are a Disney International or [...]

The White Glove Award: Fact or Fiction?

April 14th, 2016|Categories: Arrival Information, Housing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Imagine you have just arrived at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. So exciting! Walking up, you see a small piece of trash on the ground and being the team-oriented cast [...]

In the mood for good food in Disney Housing

March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Housing|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Nothing beats mom’s homemade cooking, but here in East Coast Disney Housing, we like to think we come pretty close with our variety of food offerings. There are several opportunities [...]