Buddy Program: How to Apply

Please write your UA email or preferred contact email
All buddies will be added to a text group. Please enter your preferred phone number for this type of communication.
Please choose which country you are from
Before signing up for this program, we would like to express what your role will be as a UA buddy. The students who sign up for the Buddy Program are both domestic and international students at the University of Arizona from all over the world. We will do our best to place you in a diverse group of buddies with shared interests. The Buddy Program offers a structured way for you to meet new friends and ask questions you might have about the University of Arizona, Tucson, and the United States. Your role will include being open-minded to students from a variety of cultural and language backgrounds, attending Buddy Program events regularly to engage with other students, interacting with buddies using the text message group to which you are assigned, and feeling comfortable asking questions about life in Tucson, the U.S. and at the UA. Please write your name to confirm you understand the information above.
Before signing up for this program, we would like to express what your role will be as a UA buddy. The international students who sign up for the Buddy Program are new to the University of Arizona and may be new to Tucson and the United States. Most international students participating in the Buddy Program are from China and India, which reflects our international student population at the University of Arizona. With this mind, your role will include being open-minded to students from a variety of cultural and language backgrounds, attending Buddy Program events regularly to engage with our new international students, interacting with buddies using the text message group to which you are assigned, and answering questions about life in Tucson, the U.S. and at the UA. Please write your name below to confirm you understand the information above.