Langara College students applying to the Homestay program must complete the application form and return it, along with their homestay fees, by the following dates:

Students in University Transfer (UT) courses

TermApplication DeadlinesHomestay Start Date
September 2019 July 1, 2019 August 24, 2019
January 2020 November 1, 2019 January 1, 2020
May 2020 March 1, 2020 April 25, 2020

Students in the LEAP Program

SessionApplication DeadlinesHomestay Start Dates
September 2019 July 1, 2019 August 24, 2019
October 2019 September 1, 2019 October 19, 2019
January 2020 November 1, 2019 January 1, 2020
March 2020 January 1, 2020 February 22, 2020
April 2020 March 1, 2020 April 25, 2020

Students who do not pay the placement fee and deposit at the time of application will not have a homestay arranged for them. Please note that a limited number of host families are available and that students will be placed on a first-come-first-served basis. Students who apply to the program after the application deadlines may not have host families arranged for them prior to arrival and will have to arrange for their own temporary accommodation until a host family can be found. In these situations, the following options are available:

  • staying with friends or relatives
  • staying in a hotel or dormitory in Vancouver

We encourage students to apply early to the program so that we will have time to find the best possible match for each person, and to help ensure that students will have host families immediately upon arrival in Vancouver.

Students who arrive in Vancouver before the homestay start dates listed above must find their own accommodation in Vancouver until the homestay period begins.