ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Avoiding Fraud and Scams

    Scams and wire fraud crimes are happening around the world. Scams can target people of any age, nationality or visa status. Unfortunately, international students in the U.S. and other countries are often targeted by criminals. …

  • U.S. Consular Services Suspended in China

    Please be advised that all routine visa services at U.S. Embassies/Consulates in China, with few exceptions, have been cancelled due to the surge in COVID 19 infections across China. We recommend that you carefully consider …

  • Negative COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers from China, Hong Kong, Macau beginning January 5, 2023

    Starting January 5, 2023, all travelers from China, Hong Kong, and Macau must show a negative COVID test to enter the U.S. Travelers must test within two days of their scheduled departure to the U.S. Acceptable …

  • Terra Dotta Nationwide Outage- Services Offline for Tuesday 5/10/22

    ISS at UW Madison, along with all institutions utilizing Terra Dotta, are currently having a system outage. We have been notified Terra Dotta will be offline for the rest of the working day. This does …

  • COVID Testing Update

    PCR testing will be unavailable on campus from May 16–20 (the week following commencement). Test kits will also be unavailable for pick up. UHS will still be open for scheduled appointments during this time. Beginning …

  • Help us help you during busy times!  

    A message to our Global Badger community from International Student Services (ISS) –   April is a very busy month for ISS and we know that you are busy, too. We are working as quickly as …

  • Statement on recent antisemitic incidents

    The following statement comes from Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori Reesor and Chief Diversity Officer LaVar Charleston: UW-Madison values a diverse community where people of all religions, races, ethnicities, identities, and cultures feel safe, …

  • International Travel Updates

    UW–Madison and ISS continue to monitor evolving conditions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and the newly identified Omicron variant. Many countries have announced travel restrictions and entry requirements. We strongly advise you reconsider non-essential personal …

  • Guidance on COVID-19 vaccine and test requirements for U.S. entry

    UPDATE 12/3/2021: Effective December 6, 2021, all travelers entering the U.S. by air, regardless of vaccination status, must show a negative COVID test taken within one day of travel to the U.S. Relevant updates are …

  • Action Needed ASAP – International Course Options for Students Facing Travel and Visa Restrictions

    Dear International Students, The beginning of the fall semester is rapidly approaching. If you have not already done so, begin navigating the process referred to in previous communications sent on July 27 from International Student …

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