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.
Find resources and definitions.
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Students can schedule a 20-minute appointment through Terra Dotta.
Optional Practical Training
What is OPT and how can you apply? F-1 students can learn more here.
Announcements and Events
On April 12, 2021, USCIS announced that F-1 students seeking permission for Optional Practical Training (OPT) or OPT STEM Extension can now file Form I-765 online. We are optimistic about this change, but we are …April 13, 2021
Dear Student, We are hopeful that UW-Madison’s return to in-person study and services for Fall 2021 will happen as planned. We know that there are still many concerns about international travel, health and safety in the U.S., …April 12, 2021
Terra Dotta is currently experiencing technical errors. The company is investigating and actively working to resolve the issue. This impacts all Terra Dotta user’s ability to login, submit requests, and check the status of currently …March 17, 2021
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