Moving In / Moving Out

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Orientation to Homestay?

    On your move-in date, you will meet your host family.

    You will pay the first fee for 28 days. You may use Venmo or Zelle. You will present your valid passport with visa, and sign a Homestay Agreement, that includes an Internet Agreement Form. The forms linked here have been updated to be a single form. The information is the same.

    On move-in day, you will receive a house key. Hosts will explain the household rules, and share all personal contact information (i.e. home, cell, and work phone numbers; email addresses, etc.).

    We will help you with transportation on your first day of class.

  • May I have personal airport pick-up?

    Yes. Personal airport pick-up is available through Friendly Express Limo, Inc. by sending an email to You will be going directly to the homestay address provided to you. Shortly after your arrival, you will meet viz Zoom with the Homestay director for a brief orientation and sign the Homestay Agreement.

  • What are my responsibilities on move-out day?

    On move-out day, you will need to 1) thoroughly clean your bedroom. Your host may provide a checklist, 2) remove all personal items, 3) bring all of your linens to the laundry room for washing, 4) turn in your house key, and 5) write your memories in your hosts’ guest book! Please make time for a last photo. Your hosts will surely want to remember your time together.