Students chat and eat Polish snacks during a Global Cafe hosted by the Polish Student Association.

Dance lesson by LANSe Dance

Students participate in a traditional Chinese dancing lesson hosted by LANSe Dance during a Global Cafe event.

Affiliated Student Organizations

Currently Affiliated Registered Student Organizations

Chinese Language and Culture Club

Chinese Students and Scholars Association at UW-Madison

Chinese Undergraduate Student Association (UW-Madison)

Indian Graduate Students’ Association, The – UW-Madison

Nepali Student Association- UW

Polish Student Association

Saying Theater

Taiwanese Undergraduate Student Organization

Wisconsin International Students Association

Wisconsin Model United Nations

Upcoming Events

Tue 21

Global Cafe w/ Polish Student Association

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 23

VIRTUAL: WISA’s First Meeting

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Oct 05
Oct 19

Global Cafe w/ Chinese Language & Culture Club

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nov 02

Global Cafe w/ Saying Theater

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Check back often for updates!

How to become affiliated with International Student Services

Student Organizations that wish to affiliate with ISS must first be a confirmed Registered Student Organization through Center for Leadership & Involvement (CfLI). To learn how to register your organization with CfLI please see this website.

Through the application in WIN (Wisconsin Involvement Network) student organizations must be prepared to respond to the following questions to be considered for ISS affiliation:

  • How does your organization serve and include international students?
  • Why is your organization interested in affiliating with International Student Services?
  • Please describe your organization’s work in creating a more inclusive campus and providing cross-cultural learning opportunities for fellow students on campus.

For additional questions about affiliation through ISS please contact Kathleen Finnegan at (608) 262-9716 or email 

Benefits of Affiliation

  • Global Badger Experience (GBE) Grant
    • Opportunity to get more funding per event through GBE Grant
    • Shorter GBE Grant application for affiliated organizations
  • Use of ISS barcode scanners for attendance at events
  • Prioritized event promotion through ISS
  • Opportunities to collaborate with ISS on events
  • Printing at ISS

How to Maintain Affiliation

  • Host a table at ISWIF (Fall- required, Spring-encouraged)
  • Send 1 or 2 representatives to monthly ISS Affiliated Organization Meetings
  • Help promote ISS co-curricular programs and events
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to ISS to improve the international student experience at UW-Madison
  • Adhere to your organization’s constitution
  • Represent your student organization and ISS in a positive, professional manner