Be a Pen Pal


The FIUTS Pen Pal program is a quarterly letter exchange between UW international students and local elementary school students. Pen Pals send and receive 4 letters to each other over a period of 6-8 weeks. At the end of the program, pen pals get to meet in-person on the University of Washington campus at a special celebration!

UW Students: sign up for the Fall Pen Pal program using the online form below!

Fall Program Dates & Requirements

October 10th: First letter pick-up
October 15th: First letter delivery
December 5th 11:30am - 1:30pm or December 6th 10:30am-12:30pm: Pen Pal Celebration on the UW Campus! Pen pals are required to attend at least 30 minutes of the celebration.

Questions? Unable to attend the celebration? Contact FIUTS Education Programs Coordinator, Kailyn Swarthout, at to make alternative arrangements.

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