Welcome international students! The Friendship Families program connects you with local families and individuals to help you feel at home here in Warrensburg.
Welcome community members! The Friendship Families program matches you with international students who are studying here at UCM, giving you and your family a chance to help students feel welcome and at home, while at the same time learning more about another country and culture.
Often participants in the Friendship Families program find that they really do become like family.
Benefits for students
Benefits for community members
Late August: applications due
Late August/early September: matches made, participants invited
Early September: Meet and Greet, families & students introduced; program overview; participants sign agreements; Q&A
September-November: participants meet at least once a month
Late November: End of semester Friendship Celebration
Mid to late January: applications due
Late January: matches made, participants invited
Late January: Meet and Greet, families & students introduced; program overview; participants sign agreements; Q&A (location TBA)
February-April: participants meet at least once a month
Late April/early May: End of semester Friendship Celebration
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