International Student Services (ISS) serves UW-Madison students on F and J visas by providing holistic support through advising on immigration, personal, and cultural matters, and by organizing events and activities to support students’ engagement and development within the campus community.
Please explore our website for answers to many international student questions. On, Wisconsin!
Student Quick Links
Read for updates related to your immigration status.
Please read these tips if you plan to travel internationally.
Drop-in advising is available through Zoom every week.
Optional Practical Training
What is OPT and how can you apply? F-1 students can learn more here.
Announcements and Events
UW–Madison and ISS continue to monitor evolving conditions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and the newly identified Omicron variant. Many countries have announced travel restrictions and entry requirements. We strongly advise you reconsider non-essential personal …December 3, 2021
UPDATE 12/3/2021: Effective December 6, 2021, all travelers entering the U.S. by air, regardless of vaccination status, must show a negative COVID test taken within one day of travel to the U.S. Relevant updates are …November 8, 2021
Dear International Students, The beginning of the fall semester is rapidly approaching. If you have not already done so, begin navigating the process referred to in previous communications sent on July 27 from International Student …August 19, 2021
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