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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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afs educatorsAFS transforms lives through experiential learning, working with teachers and students to expand understanding between people, countries and cultures worldwide.

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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

  • 03/03/2015 : 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 ...

  • 03/04/2015 : 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...

  • 03/08/2015 : 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    CO - AFS Potluck Social South Denver/Castle Pines

    We'd like to extend a warm welcome to students interested in studying abroad to meet currently hosted students from around the world in an informal setting.  This is an opportunity to he...

  • 03/08/2015 : 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Interested Students

    Is your student thinking about going abroad? Attend this webinar to learn about the history of AFS, the current AFS safety and support network, information on program tuition and scholarships, an...

  • 03/08/2015 : 06:00 PM - 07:00 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 ...

  • 03/08/2015 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    AFS Host Family - Online Info Session

    Are you considering becoming an AFS Host Family? Take this one hour information session to learn about what it is like to be an AFS Host Family! We will touch on many topics, including the benefits...

  • 03/10/2015 : 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Interested Students

    Is your student thinking about going abroad? Attend this webinar to learn about the history of AFS, the current AFS safety and support network, information on program tuition and scholarships, an...

  • 03/12/2015 : 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...

  • 03/12/2015 : 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 ...

  • 03/14/2015 : 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    MI - Great Lakes Volunteer Conference

    Bringing people together.  This is our 3rd volunteer conference and this year's focus is going to center around hosting.  March is a great time to get energized and put that energy ...

  • 03/14/2015 : 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

    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...

  • 03/15/2015 : 04:30 PM - 07:30 PM

    RI - MassBay Volunteers Unite!

    Mass Bay volunteers/returnees are invited to an appreciation reception--as a thank you for all you do!  Food and drinks will be provided. Volunteers are welcome to bring a dish from a countr...

  • 03/15/2015 : 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Interested Students

    Is your student thinking about going abroad? Attend this webinar to learn about the history of AFS, the current AFS safety and support network, information on program tuition and scholarships, an...

  • 03/17/2015 : 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...

  • 03/22/2015 : 01:45 PM - 04:00 PM

    CA - AFS Global Hiking Event

    This fun, informal, and active AFS event is the opportunity for anyone interested in AFS to connect with AFS Returnees, Host Families, AFS Hosted Students, and AFS volunteers. If you are interes...

  • 03/23/2015 : 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    AFS Host Family - Online Info Session

    Are you considering becoming an AFS Host Family? Take this one hour information session to learn about what it is like to be an AFS Host Family! We will touch on many topics, including the benefits...

  • 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...

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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.