Madison Friends of International Students Inc / MFIS
Madison Friends of International Students, Inc. (MFIS) is a non-profit organization of volunteers from the Madison area who befriend and help UW-Madison international students, scholars and their families. MFIS provides a variety of services and programs aimed at making the International Community's stay in Madison more enjoyable. MFIS does not undertake any liability with respect to participants (volunteers or international community) in any service or program that it supports.
MFIS-sponsored programs include arrival assistance, temporary homestay, English classes, English conversation partners, furniture loan, conversation and coffee hour, thanksgiving hospitality, as well as picnics, receptions, and other hospitality and sharing events. Information on all programs is available through the MFIS website.
Volunteers staff the office during office hours. When the office is not staffed, volunteers continue to check email and voicemail will get back to you as soon as possible.