Welcome to MFIS!
The mission of Madison Friends of International Students is to connect Madison-area international university and college students, scholars, and any accompanying family with local residents to provide support and assistance as well as to foster cultural exchange, global goodwill, and friendships around the world.
What's Next for Volunteers
Help support MFIS by volunteering! Click here to see information about available opportunities.
Election of 2013-14 MFIS Board of Directors
Our next MFIS Board meeting will be held Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30pm at Sequoia Library. All members are invited to attend the meeting, which will include the election of our new Board. Nominees were announced at our April 25 annual meeting. To see a list of nominees, click here. Questions? Contact the MFIS office by emailing email@example.com or call 263-4010.
What's Next for Students
Is your new apartment a bit bare? Would some furniture help? MFIS' Furniture Loan rents many different items for a very low price. For information, click here.
Would you like to get to know an American and have an opportunity to speak English on a friendly, social basis? If so, perhaps you’d like to sign up for MFIS’ Global Friends program. Students are matched with interested local residents, and participants decide together how often and where to will meet, and what they would like to do. For details, including an application form, click here.
Temporary Home Stay
MFIS offers 2-3 nights of hospitality for new students, faculty and visiting scholars when they arrive in Madison. Local residents volunteer to serve as hosts. Click here for information about this program.
How to Contact Us
|Address||716 Langdon Street, Room 223, Madison, WI 53706, USA|
The office is staffed by volunteers between 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon, Monday through Friday.
Please feel free to drop by during these hours! When the office is not staffed, volunteers continue to check email and voice mail and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.