International House's alumni effort is led by the World Council of Alumni, a group of distinguished alumni from over 40 countries worldwide. The World Council of Alumni promotes the goals of the House by assisting in the recruitment of new residents, promoting networking activities among alumni and securing a sustainable source of financial support from alumni, friends and institutions.

As part of its networking role, the Council oversees a growing number of alumni chapters around the world. Current alumni chapters are:

International House also has strong alumni groups in Washington DC, Italy, Singapore and Shanghai. If you are interested in setting up an alumni chapter in your area, please read Forming a Chapter or contact the Alumni Office at for more information.  It is not necessary to form a chapter in order to organize an alumni event in your area.

 A Canadian Friends of I-House event    A Washington DC area alumni gathering