AIRPORT PICKUP & TEMPORARY HOUSING
Sign up two weeks before you land to have a local volunteer pick you up from the airport (temporary housing also available). We look forward to meeting you!
Upcoming Events & Activities
Meet and have fun with other internationals by attending our events throughout the school year. We have multiple opportunities to celebrate, travel, and more.
WEEKLY BIBLE DISCUSSION GROUPS
Build meaningful friendships by meeting regularly with a small group of other international students and American volunteers to learn more about the Bible.
English Conversation & Buddy Partners
Improve your English and/or experience American culture with American volunteers who are willing to meet with you and introduce you to Columbus.
International students often struggle with culture shock, stress, and loneliness when leaving their homes to study in the US. International Friendships, Inc. (IFI) is a national organization partnering with local churches, universities, and volunteers to provide life-changing hospitality and friendship to international students. We work strategically to make the world feel at home and extend God’s love globally — right where we are.
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