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Study Oppotunities for Visiting International Students
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Immerse yourself in the Mexican lifestyle and language when you share a home with a local family. Affectionate and friendly, those families that participate in the Host Family program, welcome you with open arms. Discover the warmth and charm of their family...experience Mexican customs and authentic cuisine... practice your language skills on a daily basis. If you're looking for an opportunity to experience the Mexican culture around-the-clock, and become fluent in Spanish, you should strongly consider living with a host family. You'll not only become a part of their family unit, but you'll get integrated into the local community – quickly.

The fee for living with a host family includes three meals a day, housekeeping, laundry facilities and utilities.

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Your meals are provided and prepared by your host family on Mondays through Saturdays. On Sundays, you're on your own. However, you may prepare your own meals cooking whatever you'd like from what is available in the family's kitchen.

When you stay with a host family, you get a clean, comfortable room with a bed, closet space, and a study area. Sheets are provided. Please bring your own towels and toiletries. You'll also receive your own house key so that you may come and go without disturbing your host family. Most of the host family residences are located along the bus route so it's only a short ride to campus (30-minute ride at most). Tecnológico de Monterrey carefully screens host families and takes your preferences into consideration when choosing a family for you. Before you arrive in Monterrey, you'll be told who your family will be so that you can contact them prior to your arrival. Your stay begins on the arrival dates (found in the Academic Calendar section) through the day after you complete your final exams.

If you wish to extend your stay with your host family, you need both their approval and that of the International Programs Office. Arrive on the official arrival day (see the calendar on page 22 of this brochure) and the family will meet you at the airport and bring you to your new home. It is very important that you inform our International Programs Office of your travel arrangements.

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