University of Wisconsin–Madison

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Upcoming Schedule Changes: Thanksgiving Holiday

    In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 23, please note the following changes in this week’s schedule: Thursday, November 23 Happy Thanksgiving! International Student Services and all other University offices will be closed. Friday, …

  • Get Ready for Winter in Wisconsin!

    Welcome to winter weather in Wisconsin! If you are thinking the cold weather will be over by January, then think again. Winter here lasts until April or even May! Winter can be very cold in …

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    New GBE Grant Deadlines for the Remainder of the Fall 2017 Semester

    In consideration of the potential delay in application result delivery due to the Thanksgiving recess, the Global Badger Experience Grant Committee has decided to open more deadlines and shorten the application processing time to fund …

  • Tips on Applying for a Social Security Number

    Are you a new UW-Madison international student? Have you recently gotten a job on campus? If you answered yes to the two questions above, then you will need to apply for a Social Security Number (SSN) …

  • NAFSA Response to Latest Travel Ban

    NAFSA: Association of International Educators, a professional association to which ISS staff are members, has released a statement in response to the latest travel ban announced by President Trump on September 24, 2017. ISS would …

  • DACA Statement from Chancellor Blank

    Chancellor Blank: Repealing DACA puts promising students at risk September 5, 2017 Chancellor Rebecca M. Blank released the following statement: Like our colleagues in the Association of American Universities (AAU) and the Association of Public …

  • ISS Make-Up Orientation Sessions

    This is your final chance to complete your mandatory orientation so don’t forget! Plan on attending one of the following sessions: Thursday September 7 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Wednesday September 20 4:00 pm – …

  • Regarding the Earthquake in China’s Sichuan Province

    ISS staff members are deeply saddened to hear about the recent earthquake in the Sichuan Province of China. To all Chinese students and others who may be affected by this tragedy, International Student Services would …

  • ISS Schedule Change: Week of August 7, 2017

    Dear students, Please note the following change to this week’s schedule. Walk-in advising will be available this week as follows: Monday | 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Tuesday | 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Wednesday | 2:00 …

  • Watch an online training video, share your feedback, win a gift card!

    ISS is looking for YOUR feedback! Complete a thirty-minute interactive training program about student safety, sexual health, violence prevention, and U.S. laws. After the program is completed, you will have the chance to submit an …

  • J1 Non-Degree Research Visa Pilot Program Ended

    Please note that as of May 11, 2017, ISS ended the J1 Non-Degree Research Pilot Program.  Faculty and staff will not be able to bring undergraduate students to campus on this program in order to …

  • ISS has modified availability July 3 and 4

    July 3 – no advising is available. ISS will be open at the front desk from 10:00AM to 4:30PM, as usual. ISS will be available by phone from 10:00AM to 4:00PM, as usual.   July 4 – …

  • International Student Fee Increase

    Beginning fall 2017, the International student fee will be $100 per semester. The fee is applicable to students who are at UW-Madison on F1 and J1 visas. Due to reductions in state funding, ISS has …

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