Interim Guidance for F-1 Programs

New CSIET Guidance regarding host family and student interviews as they relate to current limitations posed by COVID-19. This guidance will be in place until further notice and continually reviewed to ensure the well-being and safety of all involved parties. See...

2020-2021 Online Advisory List Now Available!

The CSIET-certified organizations are now listed in the 2020-2021 Advisory List Online! These programs were found to be in compliance with CSIET Standards based on application, information available to CSIET at the time of evaluation, and/or compliance audit. The...

2020 Annual Conference Postponement

After much deliberation and consideration, and out of an abundance of caution, the CSIET Board of Directors has agreed to postpone the 2020 CSIET Annual Conference, which was originally scheduled for October 14-16 in Cleveland, Ohio. Instead, CSIET’s 36th Annual...

COVID-19 Resources and CSIET Advocacy

CSIET understands the effects of COVID-19 on programs, students, host families, and natural parents and has taken key steps to provide more information and advocacy efforts to support the high school exchange community. Learn more...

Follow CDC updates on Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in hundreds of confirmed...