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Welcome WorldVIU Homestay Hosts

The VIU Homestay and Off-Campus Housing Office is working remotely! See how to contact us!

Welcome Homestay Hosts to the website dedicated to you.  The content you will find here provides information that may have been communicated in the LOA, Hosting Experience Manual, through mail-outs, and even forms you may need.  Thank you again for your participation in the program. If you have any questions or ideas for the site, please email or call the Homestay main office line at 250-740-6159.


Thank you,

The Homestay and Off-Campus Housing Team

Emergency Procedures

Details on who and when to call, should you need help with your student.

Learn more about Emergency Procedures

Homestay Host Resources

Download copies of homestay resources.

Go to Homestay Host Forms

Hosting Experience Manual

View or download the latest version of the Hosting Experience Manual.

View the Hosting Experience Manual

Hosting High School Students

Find out more information about hosting students from The High School at VIU (THS).

Learn more about Hosting High School Students

Ongoing Host Training

Check out upcoming and past Ongoing Host Training opportunities.

Learn more about Ongoing Host Training

Long Service Awards

Learn more about VIU Homestay's annual Long Service Awards that recognize hosts who have offered years of service to the Homestay Program.

Learn more about Long Service Awards