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!

HIS Furniture Giveaway

Aug. 24, 2019, 6 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Come to our annual HIS International Student Furniture Giveaway! The giveaway will be held on Saturday August 24th, 2019 in the southeast corner of Bramlage Parking Lot. Free furniture items will be given to international students and their families. Donations are received on-site from 6:30-8:00 a.m. ***We do not accept hide-a-beds, tvs, or furniture that is broken, damaged, or missing pieces. The giveaway starts at 8:00am and ends when all furniture is gone. Furniture is given on a first come, first served basis, so make sure to get there early to save your spot in line!