Make a World of Difference in Your Home!

The Office of International Programs invites you to participate in the SOU American Culture and Language Programs by welcoming one or more college-aged Japanese students into your home for 3 weeks.

Programs dates: Aug. 24 Sept. 15, 2019

On a typical day, students participate in the SOU’s Intensive English Program from 9-12, eat lunch on campus, and enjoy supervised cultural activities in the afternoon.  Host families are responsible for engaging with the students in the evenings and on weekends. Host families are compensated $450.00 per student to assist with costs of hosting.

 If you are interested in hosting student(s), please contact Na Murphy at: or 541-552-8334. Also, if you know of anyone who might be interested, please share this information. Past host families have really enjoyed this program. We think you will too!