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U.S. Department of State:

Toll-Free Emergency Phone for Students & Host Families:  1-866-283-9090


The Exchange Visitor Program is carried out pursuant to the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, as amended.  This act promotes mutual understanding between the people of the United States and people of other countries through educational and cultural exchanges.  Click on the link below for more information:

J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program

CSIET (Council on Standards for International Educational Travel)

The mission of CSIET is to provide leadership and support for the exchange and educational communities to ensure that youth are provided with safe and valuable international and cultural exchange experiences.  For more information, click on the link below:


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