ELS Thousand Oaks is located on the beautiful campus of California Lutheran University, about 20 kilometers from the Pacific Coast in Thousand Oaks, one of the safest cities of its size in the United States. This stunning suburb of Los Angeles affords residents a high quality of life, outdoor festivals, shopping, and sunny days year-round.
ELS/Thousand Oaks offers homestay families in a variety of locations in the area. Our families are friendly, welcoming and open to cultures from around the world. Homestay students can rapidly improve their English and experience American culture. Students are able to walk, bike or take the bus to school.
Cost per Session
14 meals per week. Homestay families provide students with breakfast and dinner each day, and lunch is available at many locations on campus. If students have allergies or special needs, please let us know.
Student Residence (On Campus)
Male Housing Address: 90 Faculty Street, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Female Housing Address: Grace Hall, Room 14308 at 3255 Luther Ave., Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Male and Female On-Campus Housing:
2 minute walk to ELS classrooms
Free high speed Wi-Fi internet in bedroom and across the campus
Air conditioning and heating year-round
Kitchens have stoves, ovens, microwaves, refrigerators, rice cookers, pots, pans, plates, cups and basic kitchen utensils
Onsite Resident Assistant available to assist students after ELS Center hours and upon check in and check out
Free parking 24/7
24/7 onsite Campus Security
Sheets, pillows, blankets and towels provided at no extra cost
Female On-Campus Housing is a private apartment exclusively for female ELS students located in a student housing complex shared with other California Lutheran University students.
Male On-Campus Housing is located in a private house with a back yard.