Weekend Homestay

25/08/2017 – 27/08/2017 @ All Day – If you did not have the opportunity to stay with an IFI host prior to classes starting, here is your chance! Spend a weekend away from campus in a home setting and develop new friendships. Homestay experiences vary. Our hosts are ethnically diverse and live in a variety of neighborhoods. Some host homes are only […]

Grand Canyon Trip

09/11/2017 – 12/11/2017 @ 12:00 am – This trip is now FULL.  We will put your name on a “Waiting List” in case spots become available. Trips are an important part of the experience of an international student. Seeing famous places in the USA is an enriching experience.  IFI has a great trip planned to the Grand Canyon in November. Grand Canyon […]

The Great Escape 2018

11/03/2018 – 15/03/2018 @ All Day – Spring Break Retreat for International Students and Scholars What is The Great Escape? The Great Escape is both a spiritual and fun retreat for international students from all religious backgrounds. It is an opportunity to escape the pressures of academic life for a brief period and retreat to a quiet place for some spiritual refreshment […]

Transformational Leadership Class

Transformational Leadership Class

20/06/2018 – 25/06/2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – The Transformational Leadership Training provides you with strategies to handle the challenges associated with moving into new and increasingly more complex leadership roles and the relationships that effect those roles. You will gain a better understanding of your own approach to leadership and acquire new tools to optimize and sustain your potential. More about what […]

Ice Cream Social

11/07/2018 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm – COME ENJOY DELICIOUS ICE CREAM!! Meet new friends and play volleyball, soccer, and other fun games. Come and have fun before school starts!

OSU Homecoming Parade

01/10/2018 – 05/10/2018 @ 12:00 am – Sign up for 1 hr or more to help make the IFI Float: Float Building Sign-Up Link Optional: Monday-Thursday / October 1-4, 2018 / 5-11pm South Stands Ohio Stadium We need designers, builders, painters, anyone who wants to help! (You can invite your host family to join and your friends. Make sure to help them […]

Hocking Hills

13/10/2018 @ All Day – IFI is taking international students on a day-trip to the beautiful Hocking Hills on Saturday, October 13th.  Located about 1.5 hours south-east of OSU’s campus, you will have opportunity to hike to Old Man’s Cave, Conkel’s Hollow, Ash Cave and Rock House. We will also have dinner together after hiking – dinner is provided!! We […]

Married Couples Seminar – Juggling School and Family Roles: How to Successfully Manage Married Student Life

20/10/2018 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm – Juggling School and Family Roles: How to Successfully Manage Married Student Life Date: Saturday, October 27th Time: 9:30 am – 2:00 pm Place: Calvary Bible Church, 3865 N High St Come discuss with other married students  challenges of juggling roles as a student, husband, father, wife, mother, TA/RA, etc., and explore ways to manage expectations […]