Host a Student


TIEC offers the opportunity for Austin families to host international students and share Texan hospitality and culture for a weekend experience. In July and August 2019, 60 high school students from Japan will spend 3 weeks at TIEC learning English and experiencing American culture. As part of their cultural experience, they will spend a weekend with a local host family.

Dates: August 2-4, 2019 (2 nights)

HOSTing requirements

  • Live in greater Austin area

  • Interested in cultural exchange

  • Able to provide transportation to and from housing in West Campus

  • Able to provide meals during visit

  • Able to accommodate each student with their own bed and preferably their own bedroom