A Warm, Supportive Environment
For international students seeking extra levels of attention, the Fairmont Homestay program provides students warm and supportive environments where they feel like members of families. Living with American families allows students to enjoy new and exciting atmospheres as they experience complete immersion in the English language, daily customs, and traditional holidays. All Fairmont Homestay host families undergo a rigorous application process and participate in annual training sessions.
“We undergo a thorough interview and home visit process before accepting any new homestay family. Our homestay families truly care about our students and do everything in their power to give them a positive experience here in the U.S.”
– Andrea Cribbs, Fairmont Homestay Programs Manager
Students live in a safe, comfortable, and caring home of a Fairmont-approved Homestay family.
Fairmont Homestay provides an ideal environment for learning English and experiencing American culture.
Safety & Communication
Dedicated Fairmont staff members are accessible day and night to meet the needs of international students.
To apply to the Fairmont Homestay Program, please fill out one of the applications below:
New Fairmont Students:
The Homestay application will be included in your application packet. Please click here to apply to Fairmont.
Current Fairmont Students:
Please click here to fill out the homestay application.
Get To Know The Fairmont Homestay Team
Kevin East | International Student Manager
(714) 999-5055 x1412
Kevin graduated from Beijing Language and Culture University with a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language Studies. He has lived in both China and the U.S., but has traveled to Cambodia, Cuba, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam.
His passion for the field of Education has led him to work in schools for the past decade. In his spare time, he enjoys finding new things to do around the city, sporting events, concerts, travel, and reading.
Speaks English and Mandarin (Chinese)