A good host family can provide...
- A caring home and informal conversation
- Information and support about culture and practical matters
- A comfortable living space for the student, including a private bedroom furnished with a bed, dresser, lamp, and desk, plus sheets, blankets and towels
- An evening meal and food for breakfast during the week, plus all meals on weekends
- A home within easy commuting distance to UO's campus (within about 40 minutes)
In return, a host family receives...
- Knowledge about another culture
- The opportunity to share their own culture
- The chance to get to know an interesting person from a very different background
- $700 per month, paid directly from the student