University of Wisconsin–Madison
ISS Homecoming Parade 2017

#GlobalBadgers get ready for the 2017 UW-Madison Homecoming Parade

ISS Orientation Assistants Welcome New Global Badgers

ISS staff and Orientation Assistants welcome all new Global Badgers to UW-Madison!

Students spend a warm July morning kayaking on Lake Mendota with ISS and Outdoor UW.

photo of students in graduation robes in front of Bascom hall

Students celebrate graduation with a traditional hat toss at the top of Bascom Hill.

photo of a fisherman explaining ice fishing to a group of UW-Madison international students

Local fisherman Jim Kasuda teaches students about ice fishing at an ISS event.

photo of dancers at an Intercultural Night event

Dancers perform at WISA's Intercultural Night.

photo from many decades ago of UW-Madison international students

For over 140 years, International Students have contributed to UW-Madison's history of rich culture and diversity.

photo of BRIDGE program flag with Red Gym in background

BRIDGE - Building Relationships In Diverse Global Environments - an international friendship program at UW-Madison.

photo of Reach program presenter with students at an elementary school

International Reach - a volunteer program that places international speakers in schools, campus venues, and community organizations for presentations.

Welcome to ISS

International Student Services (ISS) offers a wide variety of services and programs to international students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The ISS staff provides information and programs to international students about the campus and community and provide support and assistance concerning visas and related immigration issues.


  • Upcoming Holiday Schedule Changes

    Please note that International Student Services will observe the below schedule changes for the 2018-2019 holiday season. Please plan to submit any requests with these dates in mind.   Week of November 19: Wednesday, November …

  • ISS is hiring a Service Desk Assistant!

    ISS is seeking a graduate student with strong customer service skills. Position requires ability to work with a diverse student population in a fast paced work environment. Additional requirements include: patience, a calm, caring demeanor, …

  • ISS is hiring an Orientation Program Assistant!

    International Student Services (ISS) is hiring an Orientation Program Assistant (OPA) to provide support with planning and implementation of International Student Orientation. This student staff position will begin December 10, 2018 and will require availability for Spring and Summer …

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Upcoming Events

Wed 21

International Photo Contest Exhibit

November 12 - November 30
Thu 29

English Corner

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thu 29

Global Café

November 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm