J1 EMPLOYMENT

On-campus Employment A student in J-1 status may work up to 20 hours per week on-campus while enrolled in a full course of study. “On-campus” jobs include work in the UW student unions, libraries, recreational centers, and in academic and administrative departments. J-1 Students require permission to engage in part-time work on-campus. You must request…

F-2/J-2 QUICK LINKS

Community Coordinated Child Care, 4-C http://www.4-c.org/ Domestic Abuse Intervention Services, DAIS http://www.abuseintervention.org/aboutHome.html English Classes with Madison Friends of International Students, MFIS http://www.mfismadison.com/english-classes/ Madison Public Schools https://www.madison.k12.wi.us/ City of Madison Recreation http://www.cityofmadison.com/visit-play Madison’s Henry Vilas Zoo http://www.vilaszoo.org/ Madison Children’s Museum http://www.madisonchildrensmuseum.org/ Morgridge Center: UW-Madison’s Center for Public Service http://www.morgridge.wisc.edu/ UW-Madison Office of Child Care & Family…

ENROLLING A CHILD IN SCHOOL

Wisconsin state law requires that all children between the ages of six and 18 attend school. If you live in Madison your child is eligible to enroll in the Madison Metropolitan School District if he/she is five years old on or before September 1 for entrance into kindergarten. Children who are six years old on…

LEGAL AND SAFETY INFORMATION

Information for international families with children: If you have questions or have other issues you would like to discuss, you are encouraged to speak with the friendly staff at the International Student Services Office, located at 716 Langdon Street, 217 Red Gym.

BRINGING A DEPENDENT TO THE U.S.

An international student may be accompanied to the U.S. by their dependent(s) at any time. Dependents are defined as spouses and/or unmarried minor children. Children over the age of 21 are not eligible to enter as the dependent of an international student (F-1 or J-1 student). An international student’s dependents may apply for their F-2…

FAMILY RESOURCE GUIDE

The Family Resource Guide has information to help F-1 and J-1 dependents get adjusted in Wisconsin. From childcare options to shopping for warm clothes, this comprehensive guide is designed to help families transition to their new life in Wisconsin. Topics Covered: Education Safety Transportation Day Care Options Medical Information Shopping Fun and Recreation Sightseeing and Tours…