People Around the World Sharing (PAWS) U. S. Partners

What is it?

U.S. STUDENTS will commit to a ONE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP with an international student, helping with their personal and academic transition to Waco and to Baylor. An electronic version of our brochure can be found HERE.





U.S. Student Commitment:

We encourage these PAWS partners to engage with their international students through ACTIVITIES such as:

  • Completing the application (see above)
  • Returning all calls, emails and text from international partner
  • Eating together
  • Hanging out at a coffee shop
  • Walmart and Target shopping trips
  • Attending sports, music and theatre events
  • Joining all events and programs planned through the Center for International Education.



International Student Commitment:

We encourage you to engage with your U.S. partner through ACTIVITIES such as:

  • Completing the application (see above)
  • Returning all calls, emails and text from U.S. partner
  • Notifying U.S. partner if you need to cancel an event
  • Being on time
  • Sharing your culture with your U.S. partner
  • Joining all events and programs planned through the Center for International Education.



For More Information, Contact:
Melanie Smith, International Student Relations Coordinator
2nd Floor, Poage Library
Melanie_Smith@baylor.edu
internationalstudentrelations@baylor.edu
Phone: (254)710-4825