Office of International Student Services

Conversation Partner Activities

1.Deadline for International Student Applications: to be arranged at A.L.I.

2. International Student Interviews: to be arranged at A.L.I.

3. Orientation for American Conversation Partners will be on the following dates at Water for Ishmael, 20 Arco Dr., Toledo, Ohio.  You only need to attend one of these orientation meetings: 

     •Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 2:30 pm (this orientation has been cancelled, please contact Vicki or Catherine with any questions at

     •Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:00 am

     •Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 2:30 pm

     •Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm

     •Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10:00 am

     •Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 7:00 pm

4. The Gathering (party where all International and American Conversation Partners will meet):  Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm.  Please save this date on your calendar and plan to attend!  Location information will be given at the student interview and at the American Conversation Partner orientation. Returning American Conversation Partners will be notified by email regarding the details.  Please contact Vicki Murdock if you have any questions.


Directions to Water for Ishmael, 20 Arco Drive, Toledo, OH 43607

Map to 20 Arco Drive


From Secor Rd., heading south from Bancroft St.,

Turn RIGHT onto Dorr St.

Take an immediate LEFT N. Byrne Rd.

Turn LEFT on Hill Ave.

Turn RIGHT on Arco Dr.

The Water for Ishmael building is on your right at the corner of Arco Dr. and Hill Ave.



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Last Updated: 2/9/20