Office of International Student Services

Toledo International Hospitality Program


Harvest Party

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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: 

Resources for American participants

Online American Friendship Family Application   
(This is for AMERICAN FAMILIES to fill out, international student please use link below)

Download a full color brochure with a full description

Download a flyer with a brief description

Download a paper application (for Americans to fill out)

Deadline for American Friendship Family Applications:  Please submit your application by September 14th.  
Applications received after September 14th will also be accepted, however later applicants may have difficulty getting signed up for a scheduled orientation.

Schedule of Events for American orientations and Harvest Party  

Resources for International Students

online International Student Application  Application period is closed.
(This form is for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS to fill out) 

Deadline for Student Applications: Please submit your application by September 9th

Students orientation dates: September 16th - 18th  (All participants are required to attend one session)

Harvest Party:  Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. in the Student Union Auditorium (All participants are required to attend).

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Contact Information:  Paul Matthiesen at


Last Updated: 1/30/20