Update on EF’s response to COVID-19

To our exchange community,

Thank you for your continued support and for opening your hearts and your homes to exchange. By hosting an exchange student, you are joining a community of global families who come together to open the world, build understanding and make lifelong friendships. Despite the challenges presented by the outbreak of COVID-19, we remain committed to running this amazing program for the upcoming school year.

As we prepare for student arrivals, we are continuing to monitor this situation around the world and consult the information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization and the US Department of State. As always, the safety and well-being of our program participants is our top priority, and we will continue to provide you all with timely and helpful information moving forward.

Below you will find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we are receiving at this time.

Follow the latest updates on this page - last published: 07:00 AM, Friday 4 July, 2020 EDT

COVID-19: Frequently asked questions

© EF Education First 2011-2020. EF High School Exchange Year is operated by EF Educational Foundation for Foreign Study, a non-profit corporation designated by the U.S. Department of State to operate a J-1 student exchange program. Note: Featured photo/videos do not include prospective students, and are representative of program participants.