Host Registration

International Friends accepts applications year-round. Most hosts will be matched in August and January at the start of the semester to give you more time with your student(s). Complete the application by July 31 to be matched in August or December 31 to be matched in January. Other matches are made on a rolling schedule as students are available.

Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).

Your information
Sex

This information helps us match hosts and students with similar professional or academic goals when possible. 

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Household information
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About you
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Personal references

Please provide the names and phone numbers of two personal references.

Preferences

The International Friends coordinator will do their best to match you based on the preferences listed below in addition to interests and hobbies mentioned above, but cannot guarantee your match will fulfill all preferences. 

Would you accept a student from a different region than listed above?
Number of Students Preferred
Gender Preference
Additional International Friends information
I would like to be contacted for one-day host opportunities in addition to my semester-long commitment.

This opportunity may include hosting high school or college students or visiting professionals who are in Springfield for short-term programs. 

How did you learn about International Friends?

Check all that apply to you.

I understand that orientation is required

By selecting "yes", you agree that you understand that International Friends participants (you) will not be matched with a student until you attend orientation.

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