Graduate Division’s Taste of America Program – Fall 2018

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

For the fourth year, Graduate Division’s “Taste of America” will be connecting international students with local families over dinner. The program expands the educational experience beyond the campus and into the local community. It was a success last year with an overwhelming number of students and hosts participating and having a positive experience. Take a look at some of our dinners.

This is a fun program and your participation in “Taste of America” will expose your family to diverse cultures and interesting conversations. We are looking for staff to host dinner for international graduate students for one night during the month of November based on your availability. Specific dinner dates can be found on the application.

If you are interested in hosting a group (2-5 students) for a casual or Thanksgiving dinner in November, please complete an online application. The deadline for host applications is Monday, October 22.

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.