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Host an International Visitor

Host an international visitor and connect with students and professionals from around the world.

Each of our programs includes an opportunity for our international visitors to spend a day or a weekend with local Austin hosts. Through these individualized homestay experiences, both hosts and visitors have the chance to share their culture with one another and broaden their personal networks to a new part of the world.

We have hosting opportunities throughout the year. Sign up for our mailing list to be notified of upcoming opportunities.

Host Guidelines

To serve as a host, you should:

  • Live in the Greater Austin area
  • Have an interest in learning about a new culture and sharing your own
  • Be willing to provide transportation to and from the program participant's apartment or dorm
  • Provide meals during visit
  • Be able to accommodate each visitor, preferably in their own room, for overnight or weekend visits