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.


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    UW–Madison is working with local authorities to learn more about recent reports of increased activity by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and how it may impact students, staff and faculty as well as our broader …

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    Attention students: ISS cares about your safety! Please be aware that several streets and bike paths in Madison have been closed due to flooding caused by above-average rainfall. Several bus lines have been re-routed around …

  • Changes to Walk-in Advising Hours: August 23 and 29

    September is almost here, and we hope you are looking forward to the upcoming academic year! Over the coming weeks, the ISS Staff will be welcoming nearly 1,800 new Global Badgers to campus. Please join …

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Upcoming Events

Thu 18

English Corner

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fri 19

Homecoming Parade

October 19
Wed 24

Halloween Pumpkin Carving

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu 25

Global Café

October 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm