Who We Are


Clemson Area International Friendship (CAIF) is a community organization which coordinates hospitality and support services for foreign students, faculty and visitors in the Clemson area. CAIF is a Community Section of the National Association for Foreign Student Affairs.

Our Mission


The mission of Clemson Area International Friendship is to provide a mutually supportive and positive experience for both the international visitor and the community member. CAlF members want to become goodwill ambassadors to all our international friends.

Get Involved With CAIF


CAIF is always looking for friendly community members who are truly interested in our international students and visitors. Most members wish to be involved by serving as a host partner, however others may choose to be involved by helping with ladies' luncheons, apartment events, conversational English classes, transportation to outings, and a variety of other activities. Please fill out the Community Member Form or Contact Us for more information.


Start today by filling out our Community Member form

Community Member Form

Student Participation


Please visit our Events & Services pages to learn about upcoming events which may be of interest to you. To sign up for a host family, complete the Student Form.


Fill out the student form to get connected with a host family

International Student Form




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