ISS Newsletters

The ISS newsletters “Just Issued” are emailed to students and campus partners every Friday and include important immigration and program/event updates and announcements, campus programs/events, academic success, health, and self-care resources.


Global Badger Spotlight showcases the endeavors of international students who are actively involved in on-campus and community activities!

Spring 2021
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  • USCIS Announces I-765 Online Filing for OPT & STEM Extension

    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 …

  • Fall 2021 Enrollment & Summer Travel Guidance

    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., …

  • Terra Dotta Login Issues – March 17

    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 …

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