This is a local organization which offers new Washburn international students an opportunity to develop a friendship with an American family while practicing English and learning more about American culture! Please note that this is not a host family program where a student lives with a family.
Some activities which international students and their American friendship families do together are:
If you are interested in signing up for an American friendship family, please click on Topeka Friendship Network Signup.
Since the early 1970's the International Center of Topeka, Inc. (ICT, Inc.), a group of university and community volunteers, has been dedicated to assisting WU international students in their academic, social, and cultural well being through a number of scholarships, services and programs. Learn more about ICT.