How to Host an Exchange Student
Hosting an exchange student is an exciting decision for your family and a rewarding experience that will create friendships that last for years to come. Follow these simple steps to prepare your family for their new adventure!
Meet exchange students you can host! Start thinking about countries and cultures you would like to learn about, explore student hobbies and interests that would match well with you and your family.
Complete Your Application
Start a host family application today! An Ayusa representative can help you complete the application, answer any questions you may have, and connect you with other host families in your community.
If you have already started your 2013-2014 host family application, please login to complete it.
Choose Your Student
Once your application is submitted, an Ayusa representative will work with you to complete the additional hosting requirements - background check and in-home interview. Once you are an approved host family you may login to select your exchange student. Your Ayusa representative can also help you find a student to match your family’s interests!
Questions? Let Us Know
We’re happy to help answer any questions you may have! You can reach us at 1.888.552.9872 or email us directly and we will respond promptly.
In the meantime, feel free to watch videos of Ayusa exchange students and host families to learn about the many positive benefits of hosting!