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*Please note that we are not able to offer unvaccinated students or students without a Canadian government authorized vaccine homestay placement at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Coquitlam College prides itself on having one of the top homestay programs in the Greater Vancouver area.

Students who live with a homestay family have a unique opportunity to experience Canadian culture, improve their English through daily conversation and take part in fun family activities.

Coquitlam College homestay families are carefully screened, and each home is inspected to make sure the home is comfortable and a safe environment for the students.

Students receive:

  • Private furnished bedrooms with shared laundry and bath facilities.
  • Three meals a day including a school lunch.
  • Convenient location close to a bus route.
  • Maximum of three students per family.


Comments or Questions?

Please contact our Homestay Coordinator:

Penelope Cruz
Homestay Coordinator
Phone: 604-939-6633


Speak to an Academic Advisor

Or Speak to a RISIA (Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor)

To discuss study permit renewals/extensions, ability to work, PGWP eligibility and other IRCC-related questions with the CC RISIA:
Contact the main office by email or phone to set up an appointment.

The CC RISIA is in the Student Services office most Tues/Wed from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Or by virtual appointment.

To speak directly to an Academic Advisor, drop into Student Services office or call 604-939-6633:
Monday-Thursday | 8:30am to 5:30pm(Vancouver time)
Friday | 8:30am to 4:00pm(Vancouver time)

Discover your Transfer Option

To see how Coquitlam College courses transfer to British Columbia’s universities, visit the online transfer guide of the British Columbia Council of Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT).