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AFS has been leading international high school student exchange for more than 65 years.

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The AFS-USA Second Century Campaing In this milestone anniversary of our founding organization, the American Field Service, AFS-USA launched the Second Century Campaign to help realize its new strategic plan and to ensure that our critical work will grow and sustain in excellence for the next 100 years.

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Returnees

afs study abroadAFS participants return home to a lifelong connection with the AFS Family. As a Returnee, explore the ways you can stay involved with AFS and inspire others by sharing your experience.

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Events

  • 03/31/2015 : 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Parent to Parent

    Is your student thinking about going abroad? Attend this webinar to hear about the process of sending a student on an AFS program from the perspective of a parent of an AFS student. We will discuss...

  • 04/02/2015 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    AFS Path: The Application and Beyond

    Interested in making your AFS application process as easy as possible? Join an AFS Path Online Session and learn how to cruise through your application quickly and painlessly, while also explorin...

  • 04/02/2015 : 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Study Abroad 101 - Online Info Session

    Want to study abroad, but not sure where to begin? If you’re ready to explore the world with AFS but need a hand getting started, register for an Online Info Session! What to Expect: An AFS ...

  • 04/07/2015 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    AFS Path: The Application and Beyond

    Interested in making your AFS application process as easy as possible? Join an AFS Path Online Session and learn how to cruise through your application quickly and painlessly, while also explorin...

  • 04/09/2015 : 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Parent to Parent

    Is your student thinking about going abroad? Attend this webinar to hear about the process of sending a student on an AFS program from the perspective of a parent of an AFS student. We will discuss...

  • 04/12/2015 : 01:15 PM - 02:15 PM

    CO - AFS Study Abroad Info. Session

    An engaging presentation about our interconnected and interdependent world and how to prepare our youth as globally competent citizens. Find out about opportunities to study abroad with AFS Inter...

  • 04/13/2015 : 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    PA - AFS Information Night in Milton

    Come hear more information about AFS study abroad programs for high school students including year, semester, and summer study programs overseas that feature school exchange, community service, l...

  • 04/15/2015 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    AFS Path: The Application and Beyond

    Interested in making your AFS application process as easy as possible? Join an AFS Path Online Session and learn how to cruise through your application quickly and painlessly, while also explorin...

  • 04/18/2015 : 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    NY - Van der Donck Park Clean Up Day

    Volunteers will assist Groundwork Hudson Valley with clean up of Van der Donck Park, a “daylighted” river park consisting of a formerly buried portion of the Saw Mill River that was b...

  • 04/19/2015 : 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Parent to Parent

    Is your student thinking about going abroad? Attend this webinar to hear about the process of sending a student on an AFS program from the perspective of a parent of an AFS student. We will discuss...

  • 05/02/2015 : 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    CA - AFS Northwest California Community Open House

    Find out about studying abroad, hosting an exchange student or volunteering with our area team.  Meet exchange students, volunteers and parents. When: May 2, 2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM&n...

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To speak with an AFS USA Representative, call 1-800-AFS-INFO. Hours: (Pacific Standard Time): Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday: 10 AM-6 PM.

In case of an emergency involving an AFS participant outside of our business hours, please call 1-800-876-2376 and speak with the AFS Duty Officer.

Parents with questions about studying abroad with AFS, please also visit this page.