IHC International Friends Program - Hosts

IHC International Friends Program - Hosts

International Friends Host Application

The International Hospitality Committee (IHC) International Friends is a cooperative effort between the Office of International Student and Scholar Services and volunteers in the local community. Our goal is to connect international students/faculty/staff and local people for mutual friendship, support and cultural exchange. Matches are made based on the information you provide in the form below.

 

 

 

required5. Do you have children?

required5. Do you have children?

 

required9. Do you own pets?

required9. Do you own pets?

required12. Please mark 4-5 activities that best represent your family's hobbies, skills and interests:

required12. Please mark 4-5 activities that best represent your family's hobbies, skills and interests:

required15. Have you previously hosted an international student(s)?

required15. Have you previously hosted an international student(s)?

required17. How much time do you anticipate spending with your International Friends match?

required17. How much time do you anticipate spending with your International Friends match?

required18. Would your family connect best with:

required18. Would your family connect best with:

required19. Would your family prefer a:

required19. Would your family prefer a:

required20. Do you have a preference regarding the nationality of your student?

required20. Do you have a preference regarding the nationality of your student?

required22. Would you be willing to host more than one student at the same time?

required22. Would you be willing to host more than one student at the same time?

required23. Are you able to provide transportation if your student or scholar doesn't have a car?

required23. Are you able to provide transportation if your student or scholar doesn't have a car?

For more information, contact:

Nancy McGlathery at: nmcglath@gmail.com, Lauren Karplus at: LKarpl2@illinois.edu, or chambanaIHC@gmail.com

THE INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS PROGRAM IS COMPLETELY VOLUNTARY AND IS BASED UPON MUTUAL TRUST BETWEEN THE HOST FAMILY AND THE STUDNET. WHILE CARE IS TAKEN TO MATCH A STUDENT WITH A FAMILY OR SIMILAR TASTES AND INTERESTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN DOES NOT TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INCIDENT(S) ARISING FROM THE RELATIONSHIP. Please inform us if your assignment is not working out so that a more suitable match can be made.