Housing and Residence Life

Homestay Costs

  • Application fee: $275 (non-refundable)
  • Airport Pick-up: $25 for arrival dates only; $60 after arrival dates.
  • Minimum Advance Payment (2019-20): $813 covers first 30 nights of Homestay. Refundable if cancellation is received two weeks before the arrival date. Placement information not provided until paid.
  • Activity Fee: $20 (2018-19), $25 (2019-20) each quarter.
  • New students make payments the first week they arrive, or a $100 late fee will be added.
Quarter Cost Dates it Covers Activity Fee Arrival Dates New Student Payment Due
Spring 2019 $2,393.30 March 25-June 24 $20.00 March 25 April 1
Summer 2019 $2,195.10 June 24-Sept. 12 $25.00 June 24 June 28
Fall 2019 $2,872.60 Sept. 13-Dec. 27 $25.00 Sept. 13-14 Sept. 19
Winter 2020 $2,466.10 Dec. 28-March 27 $25.00 Dec. 28 Jan 3
Spring 2020 $2,520.30 March 28-June 28 $25.00 March 28 April 3

Policies Regarding Quarterly Payments:

  • Students must stay in the Homestay Program for the full quarter.
  • No prorating of prices the first two weeks of the quarter.
  • No refunds for moving out before the end of the quarter.
  • If students are out of town on vacation ten nights or more (consecutively), the family returns to the student $12.40 per night for the 2018-19 school year. The vacation nightly rate for 2019-20 will be $12.50 per night.
  • Students must give 30 day notice to the Housing Office and the host family before moving out at the end of the quarter. Failure to give a 30 day notice will result in additional charges.

Prices subject to change.