Helping International Students

Helping International Students (HIS) is a community organization in Manhattan, Kansas that is sponsored by more than 25 local churches and K-State campus ministries. HIS serves over 2,500 international students from 100+ nations at Kansas State University.

For International Students...

If you are an international student, we would like to extend a warm welcome. We look forward to meeting you, learning from you, and living life with you. Please let us know how we can help you during your time in Manhattan. If you are interested in being matched with an American friend, please click on the "HIS Friends" link. If you want information on our events and programs, click the "Events" link. We are glad you are in Manhattan!

For American Friends...

If you are an American friend, we invite you to join us in welcoming international students to our community. There are a number of ways you can contribute. You can volunteer to be a HIS Friend, help with numerous events, or volunteer in our office. Please e-mail if you are interested in joining our team!

"Hope for the Nations"

Nov. 5, 2020, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
In lieu of our annual HIS Partner Dinner, join HIS November 5th - 14th for "Hope for the Nations”, our virtual fall fundraising campaign. Over the course of 10 days, HIS will highlight the vision of the organization, updates for HIS, and opportunities for you to invest in the lives of international students at KSU! Visit to learn more and sign up to participate in this campaign!