Office of International Student Services

Toledo International Hospitality Program

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Make a friend from another country!

The Toledo International Hospitality Program (TIHP) exists to promote friendship and cultural exchange between Toledo residents and international students from the University of Toledo.  Individuals and families from the community are matched with students from all over the world and they agree to get together about once a month.

For more information or to apply to become part of this amazing global opportunity, click on the appropriate link below:

Download a full color brochure with a full description

Download a flyer with a brief description

American Friendship Family:

Online American Friendship Family Application  (form is currently closed)
(This is for Americans to fill out, international student please use link below)

Download a paper application (for Americans to fill out)

Deadline for American Friendship Family Applications:
Please submit your application by September 8th.  
Applications received by September 9th will also be accepted, however later applicants may have difficulty getting signed up for a scheduled orientation.

International Students:

International Student American Friendship Family Application 
(This form is for international students to fill out) form is currently closed

Deadline for Student Applications: September 1st

Detailed information:

Schedule of Events 
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Harvest Party:  Sunday, October 9 from 6-8 p.m.




Contact Information:  Paul Matthiesen at


Last Updated: 9/19/16