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!

Are you a new international student at KSU? (click here!)

May 24, 2021, 8 a.m. - 8 a.m.
Are you a new international student at Kansas State University? HIS is here to help you! Visit for a full list of services HIS has to offer new international students at K-State in Manhattan, Kansas! Services include free airport rides, welcome gifts, furniture, HIS Friends, & more!

HIS Furniture (click here to request furniture!)

May 24, 2021, 8 a.m. - 8 a.m.
HIS provides free furniture to new international students and their families! If you are a new international student in need of furniture items for your new apartment, visit If you would like to donate furniture or volunteer with our HIS Furniture ministry, visit or