Center for Global Services

Holiday Dinner Program

The Holiday Dinner Program encourages American friends/hosts to invite one or more international guests to share a special occasion, holiday meal or even just a regular meal in their home. While ongoing friendships may develop naturally as a result of an individual dinner invitation, participants in the Home Dinner Program are not required to make a commitment beyond a single dinner at the host's home.

The IFP coordinates a Thanksgiving dinner invitation to introduce international students to the only true traditional American holiday-Thanksgiving. Because there is always a great interest on the part of international students to participate in a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, the IFP seeks a greater number of friends/hosts for this program.

Please note: Those who participate in the program will be asked to complete one of the following forms: