Host Family Friendship Program Sign up September 9, 2020 admin Host Family Friendship Program student registration Step 1 of 4 25% Host Family Friendship Program Student Information pageI have read the Host Family Friendship Program Student Information page (linked above).* Yes No Name in native language (Use your native language's characters if possible).* First Name in English characters* American First Name or Nickname (--if you like to use one, otherwise leave this question blank). Family (Last) Name in English* Date of Birth* MM slash DD slash YYYY Gender*SelectFemaleMaleCurrent Address, City, State, ZIP Code (Aviation students - You can write your apartment number only.)*Email* Mobile Phone* Which Messenger do you use the most?*Select a MessengerWeChatWhatsAppKakaoTalkLINEFacebook MessengerOtherWhich messenger do you use? Messenger ID (Please type your Messenger ID so your Host Family can message you if needed.) Home Country* Native Language* Academic InformationYears of English Study*Select years of English1-4 years5-9 years10-14 years15 years or moreSchool in the USA*Select schoolPurdue University NorthwestGriffith Aviation SchoolOtherWhat school/university in the USA do you attend?* What is your Degree/Program of Study in the USA?* HiddenWhat is your China School name (i.e., "G8" or "China Postal Airline", etc.)* How long are you planning on staying in Northwest Indiana?Planned stay...This semester only1 years2 years3 or more years COVID19 adjustmentsEach person feels different about the coronavirus and how to respond. Which of these statements describes how you feel about meeting with your Host Family.* I feel comfortable meeting with my Host Family outside without a mask I feel comfortable meeting with my Host Family outside if I wear a mask (and my Host Family does not wear a mask). I feel comfortable meeting with my Host Family outside if everyone wears a mask. I feel comfortable eating with my Host Family outside, taking off masks to eat-- if everyone is 6 feet away. I feel comfortable meeting with my Host Family inside without a mask I feel comfortable meeting with my Host Family inside if everyone wears a mask. I feel comfortable meeting with my Host Family inside if I wear a mask (and my Host Family does not wear a mask). I feel comfortable eating with my Host Family inside, taking off masks to eat-- if everyone is 6 feet away. I do not feel comfortable meeting in person with my Host Family right now. I will connect with them on video chat and messages. We would like to be creative about finding new ways for students and Americans to connect together. The weather should be decent for the next month and a half. Would you be interested in any of these activites? Outside picnic in a backyard with several host families and students? Outside movie in a park or someone's backyard? Outside bible discussion in a host family's backyard? This semester looks very busy and I don't know if I'll have time for activities other than with my host family. This world-wide pandemic is difficult. But it will be better for everyone if we stay connected with other people. Can you think of any other ways we can serve international students or help connect students with local families? What else can we do to help? Hobbies and interestsWhat are your favorite foods? What is your least favorite food? Do you have any dietary restrictions or needs? If so, please explain.What are your interests and hobbies? Do you have any allergies to foods or pets? Or are you uncomfortable with pets? What do you hope to learn or achieve in the Host family Friendship Program Friendship American Culture American Family Introduction to the Bible Improve English Other If "other", please explain: We will likely match you with a family and one other student. Would you like to request a friend to join you? (Otherwise we can match you with another student ourselves).*Match with a friend?YesNoWhat is their name? (And please make sure they fill out this form and request you as well.) Do you need transportation to events with a Host Family?SelectI do not need transportation. I can drive.I will need transportation.Have you previously been in the Host Family Friendship Program, or are you now in another friendship program at your school?SelectYesNoIs there anything else we should know about?