Students in Bordeaux live with a host family. Students are not permitted to live alone, and no one is permitted to share housing with other English-speakers.

Students heading to Bordeaux will submit a housing questionnaire to the School in France's Site Coordinator March/April for fall and year students and September/October for spring students. This questionnaire provides the School in France staff with valuable information concerning each student's background, expectations, and special needs, if any. This housing questionnaire is binding and students should not expect to change their housing preference after arrival.

Once students indicate their housing preferences, the School in France staff will review their responses, communicate with them if additional information is needed, and send them by e-mail their assigned housing, which will include a short description. Upon receipt of her/his housing assignment, the student shall send a confirmation letter and a deposit check to the hosts.