Host Application

Thank you for your interest in participating in FIUTS Hosting and Friendship programs! Welcoming new international students to the US is an important contribution to global understanding and goodwill.

Once your application is processed, you will receive more information about upcoming opportunities to host. You will be able to volunteer for the hosting opportunities that are of interest to you and fit within your schedule.

For more information about hosting through FIUTS, please click here.

If you have hosted through FIUTS before, you do not need to fill out this application again. To let us know your interest and availability in hosting for the 2016-2017 school year, please fill out the Host Availability Survey or contact Manager of Community Programs Samantha Novak at

International Students: This application is for local volunteers applying to host a student. If you are an incoming UW student who wishes to apply for a homestay, please click here.

Name *
Gender *
Date of birth *
Date of birth
Contact Information
About your household
Marital Status *
Do you have children? *
If yes, do your children live at home?
Is there anyone else who shares your household? (E.g. other relatives, host students, or roommates): *
Do you have pets? *
About your home (for homestay program hosts only)
Is your home near a bus stop that goes to the UW?
Programs of interest: Homestay Programs
Homestay hosting
Which programs are you interested in being a part of as a homestay host? Please select all that apply.
Programs of Interest: Friendship Programs
Friendship & Mentoring
Which non-homestay programs are you interested in? Please select all that apply.
Your Hosting Preferences
Could you accommodate more than one student at a time?
Are you able to accomodate a couple?
Are you able to accomodate a family?
Do you smoke?
Will you be willing to host a smoker if they smoke outside?
If you have preferences for the type of student you are looking to host in terms of gender, age, level of study, or country of origin, please let us know.
Tell us more about you
This information helps us to match you with an international visitor who shares your interests, when possible.
Reference 1 *
Reference 1
Phone *
Reference 2 *
Reference 2
Phone *
Host Agreement
Code of Ethics Anti-Discrimination Policy *
As an organization, FIUTS does not discriminate in regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Are you able to abide by this policy?
Code of Ethics Regarding Proselytizing *
FIUTS is a member of NAFSA, Association for International Educators, whose code of ethics requires us to clarify that surreptitious, deceptive or coercive proselytizing is unacceptable. Do you feel you could abide by this policy?
Do you have any expectation of an international student's participation in your household's religious activities? *
Additional Questions