Graduate Division’s Taste of America Program

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Looking for a cross-cultural experience? Enjoy sharing a meal with people?

Graduate Division’s “Taste of America” is a new program connecting international students with local families over dinner. The program expands the educational experience beyond the campus and into the local community.

Your participation in “Taste of America” will expose your family to diverse cultures and interesting conversations. A dinner can be hosted on one night during the following weeks based on your availability:

• November 9 – November 13 (Veteran’s Day holiday on Wednesday, November 11th)
• November 16 – November 20
• November 23 – November 24 (Thanksgiving Holiday week)
• November 30 – December 4

If you are interested in hosting a group (2 – 5 students) for a casual dinner, please complete an online application by Monday, November 2, 2015:

For questions, contact Gabriella Pham, International Student Support Officer at or (949) 824-9295.

Thank you for your consideration and for extending the university experience into your home.