Host Families

Host Families

Share your home with an international student

Hosting an international student in your home is an incredible way to experience cross-cultural connection right in your own community. For many families, hosting a student enriches their lives, connects them to the world and provides a fresh perspective. Whether it’s attending a family reunion, going to the beach or simply hanging out at home, international students are eager to learn about your family and speak their target language with you. Open your home to an international student and let the fun begin!

Apply Now to Host a Student

For U.S. families looking to host, please fill out the online application by clicking "Apply Now” below. For families outside the U.S., contact us to apply to host.

The Hosting Experience

Hosting an international student is enriching in so many ways. Your family has the opportunity to share your culture, language and traditions with the visiting student while at the same time learning about theirs. Learn more about the hosting experience.

Student Hosting FAQs

Who can host? What do we do with our student? Who pays for things? You probably have lots of questions about hosting an international student! Visit our FAQ for answers.

Learn more about hosting an international student