On-campus Employment Locations

On-campus employment is a benefit available to F-1 and J-1 students who are maintaining their visa status. On-campus employment is defined as employment on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus that provides services to students on campus, or employment at an off-campus location that is educationally affiliated with the university.

Learn more about F-1 employment and J-1 employment.

On-campus locations and locations that are educationally affiliated with the university are listed in the drop-down menu that follows.

If your job offer is from a different location than those listed below, contact ISS for guidance. You must have approval from ISS before you begin any off-campus employment.

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On-campus job locations

  • On-campus employment includes work in student unions, libraries, recreational centers, and in academic and administrative departments on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
  • Campus Event Services for UW events at on-campus locations
    • Ex.: The Kohl Center, Camp Randall, etc.
  • Contemporary Services Corporation (Only on-campus locations)
    • Doing security events at the Kohl Center or Camp Randall
  • Enrollment Management
  • Facilities Planning and Management
  • Hillel Center
  • Lowell Center
  • Private residence halls as listed below:
    • The Highlander, The Langdon, Princeton House, The Regent, The Statesider, The Towers, Zoe Bayliss, and Brittingham House
  • The University Hospital and Clinics: 600 Highland Avenue only
  • The Daily Cardinal
  • The Fluno Center
  • The Kohl Center
  • The Pyle Center
  • The Lowell Center
  • The JF Fredrick Center
  • University Housing and Apartments
  • UW Credit Union: Union South location only
  • UW System: on-campus locations in Madison and 660 W Washington Avenue Suite 201, Madison, WI, only
  • USDA Dairy Forage Research Center: UW-Madison campus location with CALS only
  • UW Bookstore: State Street location only
  • Waisman Center
  • Wisconsin Alumni Association
  • Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)
  • Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
  • Wisconsin Public Radio

Locations that require authorization

This list is not exhaustive.

  • All businesses on State Street
  • City of Madison
  • Fresh Market
  • Madison Metro
  • Madison VA Hospital
  • Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Other University of Wisconsin campuses
    • Ex.: UW-Whitewater, UW-Oshkosh, etc.
  • UW Clinics: all locations other than 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI
  • UW Credit Union: all locations other than Union South