House Rules

Life With Your Homestay Family - House Rules


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Your host family will have certain rules concerning daily life in the house. These include

  • when to have baths and showers;
  • where food can or cannot be eaten;
  • how to do laundry;
  • curfews;
  • limits on the use of the television/ stereo/Netflix/DVD and other family property;
  • family schedules & bedtime hours;
  • when it is OK to have friends over, and so on.

There may be areas of the house your host will ask you not to use. Please respect their wishes.

All the rules or guidelines that apply to your family members also apply to you. The host will arrange a family meeting to go over the house rules at the beginning of your stay. For any students under the age of majority (18) the following rules will be upheld in addition to household customs:

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For any students under the age of majority (18) the following rules will be upheld in addition to household customs:

  • No purchasing of cigarettes and no smoking
  • No purchasing of beer or alcohol and no drinking
  • No purchasing of illegal drugs and no using of drugs
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