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Homestay Family

Students who stay with an American family improve their English more quickly, learn about American life and customs, and form a unique bond and friendship with their hosts. Homestay is also the most economical housing option. There is no minimum stay. You will have a double-occupancy, furnished room, and all meals and daily transportation to classes and school-related activities are included.

 

Homestay (Off-Campus Housing) Fees
Placement Fee $200 Nonrefundable
 
Duration of Stay Rates
Short-Term (1-9 weeks) $225 per person, per week; $33 per person, per extra day
Long-Term (10+ weeks) $900 per person, per month; $30 per person, per extra day

Notes:

  • The homestay placement fee is paid to the university.
  • The weekly/monthly room fees are paid directly to the families.

To apply for the American Homestay Program at UCR IEP, you must first create an account and complete an IEP Program Application. After you have completed your program application, you can click here to log-in to your Student Portal and complete a housing application. Only students admitted to an IEP program are eligible to apply for housing.

Contact the UCR IEP Homestay Program for questions

1200 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
Email: homestay-sw@ucx.ucr.edu
Phone: (951) 827-4423

 

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