Office of International Student Services

Toledo International Hospitality Program

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Learn about the Hospitality Program in the promo video.

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

If you are a U.S. American family, please fill out theOnline U.S. American Family Application

(This application is for U.S. AMERICAN FAMILIES.  If you are an international student, please use link below.)

Download the volunteer flyer.

Deadline: TBA
Applications received after September 6, 2024, will also be accepted; however, later applicants may have difficulty getting signed up for a scheduled orientation. 

For the schedule of events and directions, go to Hospitality Events. 

Resources for International Students

If you are an international student, please fill out the Online International student Application

Download the student flyer.

Deadline: The deadline for students to apply is September 6, 2024. If you miss the deadline, you will have to wait for the next semester to apply again. 

Students orientation dates: All participants are required to attend one session, and all sessions will occur between September 9 and 14. If you signed up for the program, please keep an eye on your email for orientation instructions, which will be sent out on September 7, 2024.

Want to see more?

See photos and comments about the program from previous participants at the Testimonials page. 


For questions, please contact

Last Updated: 7/22/24