Benefits and Responsibilities

  • Enjoy friendship with one or more international student(s).
  • Meet with an assigned international student at least once a month for the assigned academic year/semester.
  • Participate in social events offered by MIFP and get to know other Community Friends.
  • Follow the Code of Ethic of NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
  • Respect the student’s cultural and religious background.
  • Contact MIFP when a problem with the student arises.
  • Refer the students with their personal issues to the Office of International Students and Scholars. Personal issues include their medical, financial, visa, and housing problems.
  • Refrain from using MIFP for contacting international students for any purposes other than those offered through MIFP.