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International Student Placement (ISP) Homestays

Providing excellent homestay services to College of the Desert's international students

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Launch the Housing Application

Apply and submit the ISP application online. Printable PDF version is also available.

ISP Homestay Fact Sheet for COD Students.pdfISP Homestay Fact Sheet for COD Students.pdf

2017 ISP Homestay Fees:

$350 Placement Fee:

COD students are required to mark “Yes” to receive a host placement.

Airport Pick-up Fee:

Optional service fee for COD students who require airport pick up through ISP. 

Monthly Service Fee:

This fee does not apply to COD students. Please mark “No.”

Deposit Fee:

COD students are required to mark “Yes” to receive a host placement.

$75 Late Fee:

COD students who are applying to ISP 21 days or sooner before their arrival are required to pay a late fee to receive a host placement.

Homestay Options:

$600 per month

$775 per month

Breakfast and dinner provided every day.
Dinner prepared by host at least five nights per week.

ISP Homestay Services Overview:

  • An ISP local area coordinator who will personally assist students.
  • On call support services 24 hours, seven days a week for students in case of emergency.
  • Housing orientation for students.
  • Multi-lingual office staff to ensure all students are cared for.
  • Personal airport pick up service from Palm Springs Airports.

Contact ISP Homestays:

Email: info@isphomestays.com
Phone: 1 (650) 947–8879

International Student Placements
199 First Street, Suite 305
Los Altos, CA 94022 U.S.A

Allyson Scarna, ISP Homestay Coordinator
allyson@isphomestays.com​​​​​​​​​