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Student Information

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.
  • Travel time to Coquitlam College maximum 30 minutes.
  • Maximum of two students per family.


Application Fee$200 CDN
Airport Pickup$120 CDN
Accommodation (per month) includes 3 meals / day$1250 CDN
Custodianship Document$75 CDN

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To apply for the Homestay Program, please fill out the Homestay Application.

Your application can be submitted online, in person or by mail.

Homestay Application

Homestay Policies

  • The application fee is NON REFUNDABLE.
  • Students must give NOTICE in order to move out of their homestay.
  • VERBAL OR WRITTEN NOTICE must be given to the host family to avoid a penalty in Homestay fees. Students can give notice at any time throughout the month. If two weeks notice is not given, students must pay a penalty equivalent to two weeks notice. For example: Students can give 10 days notice and pay a penalty of 4 days, at the daily rate of $42.00 per day.
  • Students who repeatedly ignore homestay rules will be removed from the Homestay Program without a refund. No other homestay will be found for them.
  • GUARDIANSHIP can be provided if the student is registered in the Homestay Program. (Homestay fees must be paid in full).
    • Students are required to stay with the host family, and permission must be granted by the host family for weekend sleepovers at another residence.
    • Students must inform the homestay where they are going when they leave the homestay and provide a contact telephone number.
    • In case of an emergency, the homestay is to call 911.
  • VISITING RELATIVES: The homestay fee is $65 per person per day. Prior arrangements must be made with the Homestay Coordinator and/or the homestay family.
    • The rate for a student who is away is half of the daily fee ($21/day).
    • The host family will hold the room for the student’s return.
    • In the event that the host family is away, the host family shall give the student a refund to pay another family or arrange for another person to care for them in their home
  • Male and female students will not be placed in the same homestay.
  • Exceptions to this rule may be granted upon receipt of written permission from a relative or guardian.
  • AIRPORT PICK-UP is $120.00 as of April 2024.