Ways to get involved

WELCOME STUDENTS

Will you be the first US American to greet an international student upon his or her arrival? Take the chance to make a great first impression for Christ and our country!

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Be a part of an international student's first and/or best impression of the US.  Host one or two students at a time (or more as you are able and available).

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Welcome new internationals just before classes start. Come and meet new students and join the fun -- Enjoy conversation, games and food!

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BEFRIEND CURRENT STUDENTS

Meet one or two internationals to share in typical life activities. Partners keep in touch weekly and get together once a month. Include your partner(s) in special events, or show them around the city and area.

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Develop friendships with internationals through events, trips, and activities!  Serve at an upcoming event or plan your own.  Show internationals the beauty of America by traveling locally, regionally, and nationally.

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Get to know students by starting or supporting a group! IFI strives to offer groups as diverse as the students we serve. Many students are eager to learn about Jesus, life issues, hobbies and worldviews.

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Add some international flavor to your holiday celebration by inviting some international students to share your holiday meal with you, your family and/or your friends!

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