WISE® Homestay Services- UC Santa Barbara and other area campuses
The WISE® Foundation provides homestay services in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area of the Southern California region for college and University students attending the University California at Santa Barbara. In addition to learning about the services WISE® provides, please use the resources available at this site to enroll as a student in homestay. To apply as a prospective host family, or to apply through WISE® as a participant in one of the programs offered through the University of California, Santa Barbara:
Do you wish to apply to live with a host family? Have you already been accepted to either:
University of California at Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara City College
Other private language schools in the area
Click here to learn more about our homestay program or to apply through WISE® and our network of families.
There are various academic programs located in the Santa Barbara area serviced by WISE® Homestay Services including the University of California, Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara City College. If you plan to attend and have not already begun the the enrollment process for University of California, Santa Barbara, or one of the other schools that WISE® services, you should begin this process. Here you can find general information about the schools and the programs they offer. You can contact the school directly to enroll; or, if you need assistance through WISE® to complete the enrollment process, we are able to assist you. Click here for more details.
Prospective Host Families:
Do you live in a community close to one of the schools served by WISE® Homestay Services? If you are interest in sharing your home and culture with students attending short term or long term programs to improve their English, and or professional skills, Please click here to learn about the benefits responsibilities of WISE® host families and begin the application process to become part of our network of families.
Current Host Families:
Click here to contact the local WISE® Home Stay services or to update us on your status.