Apply for Homestay

How do I apply?

If you are at least 18 years old and ready to apply for a homestay, you can fill out the Application and pay your Placement Fee in one easy step below. Please note that your Application is not complete and will not be reviewed until your Placement Fee has been paid.

Homestay is only available to students who will be at least 18 years old by their first day of Homestay.

This section should be completed if you are an agent or a student that has an agent.

For those traveling to Philadelphia

If you are already living in Philadelphia, we will try to accommodate your preferred move-in date. On move-in day, you will come to the Right at Home Homestay office for Orientation to Homestay. Orientation appointments are available Monday-Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. — your choice. Special orientation appointments can be arranged for $50.00.

For those already living in Philadelphia

If you are already living in Philadelphia, we will try to accommodate your preferred move-in date. On move-in day, you will come to the Right at Home Homestay office for Orientation to Homestay. Orientation appointments are available Monday-Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. — your choice. Special orientation appointments can be arranged for $50.00.

Homestays are guaranteed for the first paid four-week session. If you are still enrolled in your university and would like to stay in your homestay after your first paid four-week session, you may request an extension from your host. With the approval of the Homestay Coordinator, you may reserve your homestay by paying for the next 28 nights ($868.00) while enrolled in your university or program.

You must move out one day after your enrollment end date.

We accept Visa®, MasterCard®, Discover®, and American Express®. There is a $10.00 processing fee for all credit card transactions.

If you need more information about Right at Home Homestay, please visit our list of frequently asked questions. If you need to ask a personal question, please contact us. We would be happy to help.