WELCOMING

THE WORLD TO COLUMBIA

SINCE 1965

 
 
 
 
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The Columbia Council for Internationals (CCFI) welcomes international visitors and students to Columbia, South Carolina with Southern hospitality.

CCFI is a non-profit, all-volunteer group organized in 1965. Learn more about CCFI...

Discover the world right here in South Carolina.

Join today.

 
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PROGRAMS

 
CCFI

Arrival

 
Assistance

Are you an international student traveling to your university for the first time? Don't spend money on a taxi - Apply for free transportation by a CCFI Volunteer.

CCFI

Community

 
Friends

Would you like to participate in 1:1 cultural exchange? You can be matched with an international visitor or American community member through the Community Friends Program.

CCFI

International
Visitors

Would you like to give a warm welcome to foreign leaders, specialists, and scholars? Get involved with the Palmetto Council for International Visitors (PCIV) under the U.S. Department of State.

 
 
 

EVENTS + HAPPENINGS

Would you like to meet internationals, students, and CCFI community members? CCFI offers many monthly and yearly events for CCFI members.

 
 

 
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