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.


  • Government Closure on December 5, 2018

    President Trump has declared Wednesday, December 5, a national day of mourning to remember the life and legacy of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. Accordingly, all federal agencies, including USCIS, Social Security, and Postal Services …

  • 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. December 2018 – January 2019: Friday, December …

  • 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, …

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Upcoming Events

Fri 25

CommuniTea and Connections

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fri 25

International Reach Orientation

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon 28


January 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue 29

International Reach Orientation

January 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu 31

Global Café

January 31 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm