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Student Application – Deadline: Friday, November 2nd 5:00 pm


Information contained in this application will be shared with the host family. Please understand that, while we will do our best to meet your preferences, this is not always possible. Please let us know if you have any special requests that will prevent you from participating in the program if they are not met.

Application Instructions:

  1. Fill out this online application
  2. Pay your deposit online at https://iss.ku.edu/store
  3. Bring your receipt from the deposit to the ISS office in room 2 Strong Hall to complete the application process

Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deposit: There is a required $25 deposit that must be turned in with this application. To pay the deposit visit https://iss.ku.edu/store and click on the Thanksgiving Homestay link. Print your receipt from this deposit and bring it to the ISS office in room 2 Strong Hall to complete the application process. This deposit will be returned to you after your successful participation in the program. If you are placed with a family but do not attend, your deposit will not be returned.


By filling out this application, you agree to participate in the program.


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