HOST Program – for students

Welcome to the University of Illinois College of Medicine HOST Program student request form. This service is designed for students who are participating in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and seeking residency placement in the coming year. This program aims to facilitate a connection between student requests and alumni volunteers who are able to host students or provide additional guidance for residency interviews in their local area.

Matching Process

Step 1 – Once you know your travel dates, complete the Student Request Form below.

Step 2 – Once we receive your request, we will contact alumni hosts to see if they are available to host you in their city.

Step 3 – If a match is made, contact the alumnus immediately to make the specific arrangements and confirm logistics.

Step 4 – Enjoy your trip!

Step 5 – Upon completion of your trip, send a follow-up note to the alumnus for hosting you.

Code of Conduct

As a student and representative of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, we ask that you conduct yourself in a professional and respectful manner when interacting with our alumni.