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PLEASE NOTE: Due to payment account limitations, applicants must open a PayPal account a few days prior to registering to be able to make payment using a credit card through PayPal. To open a PayPal account, please visit the PayPal website at https://www.paypal.com. If you prefer to make your payment by phone, please complete this online registration form, and then call Student Services at (909) 537-3975 with your credit card information.

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Who Should Enroll?

  • Business students or individuals interested in business
  • Students who want to improve their Business English
  • Students who want to experience American culture

Program Includes

  • 52.5 hours of classroom instruction
  • Business group project & presentation
  • Resume building
  • Interview skills development
  • Two visits to industry businesses
  • Conversation hours with American Students
  • Airport transportation to and from LAX or Ontario
  • Instructional materials
  • Use of campus facilities
  • Certificate of completion
  • Homestay with an American family
  • Welcome and closing ceremonies with refreshments

Optional Field Trips

  • Disneyland
  • Universal Studios
  • San Diego Zoo
  • L.A., Getty Museum & Santa Monica Beach
  • Palm Springs San Jacinto Tramway
  • Ontario Mills outlet Mall

Dates

  • July 5- July 25, 2017 (3 weeks)

Fees*Summer Intensive Business English Program

  • $3,000 per student for 3-week program

Field Trip Fees

  • Disneyland $160
  • Universal Studios $150
  • San Diego Zoo $150
  • L.A., Getty Museum & Santa Monica Beach $70
  • Palm Springs San Jacinto Tramway $90
  • Ontario Mills Shopping Mall $50

* Fees are subject to change

Housing Options

On-Campus

  • Residence halls and apartments
  • Meal plan available

Living on campus is one of the easiest ways to become involved at CSUSB.
The Villages offers on-campus housing for students in three residential environments: Serrano Village, Arrowhead Village and University Village. Living on campus is a significant part of the CSUSB experience for approximately 1,500 students.

Visit Housing and Residential Life for more information.

Off-Campus

Homestay for 120 hours tesol certificate

  • Improve English, learn American culture
  • Become a member of the family
  • Families provide three meals per day, transportation to and from campus, a bedroom and utilities (except phone)

International students can participate in the Homestay Program where they live with American families to improve their English and learn American culture firsthand. Host families are proud to explain American ways of life, Students can learn new things, taste new foods and see new places.

The IEP Homestay Program gives IEP students and members of the community an opportunity to learn more about other people and their cultures. By participating in the Homestay Program, you will be able to share your tradition and lifestyles while broadening your own cultural experiences.

Apartments

For apartments near campus, visit UniversityParent, guide to supporting your student's freshman year.

Homestay Program

The IEP Homestay Program gives IEP students and members of the community an opportunity to learn more about other people and their cultures. By participating in the Homestay program, you will be able to share your traditions and lifestyle while broadening your own cultural experiences.

Homestay Benefits

  • American culture and language in a family environment.
  • Invaluable education to both students and host families.
  • Creating memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.

Homestay Includes

Host families are expected to provide students with:

  • A safe environment
  • A private room
  • Meals
  • Transportation to and from the California State University, San Bernardino campus.

Host families are encouraged to include students in family activities in the evenings and on weekends. These activities enrich the students' stay and give them a true picture of American culture.

Homestay Fees

Fees Academic Year
Homestay Application Fee $120.00
Homestay Fees (per month) $900.00
Homestay Fee (per night) $30.00

Apply for Homestay

  1. Download Homestay application.
  2. Submit your application, photos and payment.
    • Mail: send your completed Homestay application form, photos and check by mail to:

      Homestay Coordinator
      International Extension Programs
      California State University, San Bernardino
      5500 University Parkway, Room SH-134
      San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397 USA

      Please make check payable to: "CSUSB"
    • E-mail: send your application to iep@csusb.edu, mail your check separately, e-mail or mail your photos.
    • Fax: send your application form by fax to (909) 537-5905 and mail your photos and check separately.

Visa Requirements

California State University, San Bernardino is authorized to issue I-20 forms (Certificates of Student Eligibility) for full-time intensive English study. Students may then enter the U.S. on an F-1 student visa obtained from the American Embassy or consulate.

F-1 visas are issued on the basis of full-time study. This means that you are expected to attend your scheduled classes every day that you are enrolled in ELP. After three quarters of full-time study, you are eligible for one quarter off.

If you are planning to study in the U.S., you must apply for an F-1 visa.

Download Application for I-20 (Student Visa) Form

Students applying for ELP's Intensive English Program should complete the financial statement located on the application form. Students accepted for study will receive the I-20 form so that they may obtain an F-1 student visa at the nearest U.S. consulate.

Health Insurance

International students must have health insurance coverage at all times while enrolled at CSUSB.

Mandatory Student Health Insurance:

It is the International Extensions Program policy that all students purchase health insurance through the CSUSB International Extension Programs as part of their registration fees. Students are automatically billed for the Health Insurance plan at the beginning of each Quarter.

The Health Insurance Plan is currently administered by USI Affinity Travel Insurance Services. For complete information about coverage please go to Global Underwriters