Host Family Options

Host Family Options

Option 1 (Single room + Shared Bath)

  • Approximately 60% of students register for this program
  • Single room (a desk and good lighting).
  • Provide the student with complete full meals, snacks, tea or coffee.
  • Breakfast and dinner must be provided Mon-Fri.
  • Complete full daily meals must be provided on weekends and holidays. Students will have lunch in the Eh Restaurant Mon-Fri.

Option 2 (Shared room + Shared Bath)

  • Approximately 30% of students register for this program
  • Shared room (a larger bedroom that has 2 beds and desks with good lighting or study room for students)
  • Breakfast and dinner must be provided Mon-Fri.
  • Complete full daily meals must be provided on weekends and holidays. Students will have lunch in the Eh Restaurant Mon-Fri.

Option 3 (Single room + Private Bath)

  • Must have own bedroom (good size) with TV and own bathroom, a desk or study room
  • Breakfast and dinner must be provided Mon-Fri.
  • Complete full daily meals must be provided on weekends and holidays.
  • Students will have lunch in the Eh Restaurant Mon-Fri.
  • Less than 30 minutes by bus to the college (only one bus)

General Information

  • Students of the same nationality or language background will not be housed together.
  • Each student must have a bed, desk, closet, chest of drawers, and access to the bathroom, laundry, kitchen and living areas.
  • Cheques will be mailed 2 weeks after the students arrival.
  • In cases of emergency cancellations or sudden homestay changes, 24 hours notice will be given. Any prepaid amounts must be refunded back to the College. Any other changes will be given two weeks notice.
  • Students who wish to stay longer in their home must tell the Homestay coordinator and Registrar.
  • Student must pay CCEL all homestay fees and can not pay the homestay family directly.
  • If a student has not extended through CCEL the student may not stay over the booked dates. There is to be no money exchanged between a student and host at any time (for homestay). We take it very seriously if we find out that money has been paid directly from a student to a family.

If you have any questions please email the Homestay coordinator.