FORM PURPOSE Addition/Change of Major Notification Form Use this form so ISS can update your SEVIS record with your new major. Budget Sheet Calculator If you need to extend your program end date, use this calculation sheet to determine the amount of funding to show to ISS. Change of Degree Level Notification Form Use this form to notify ISS that you will change your degree level (from Bachelors to Masters, non–degree to degree seeking, etc). Correction of Status Request Use this form to apply for a correction of visa status if you failed to maintain status. Please meet with an ISS advisor for full details. Extension Request for Degree-Seeking Students Use this form if you need additional time to complete your degree. Extension Request for Non-Degree-Seeking Students Use this form if you are a VISP, ESL, or Exchange student and need additional time to complete your program of study. F–2/J–2 Dependent Request Use this form to add or remove an F–2/J–2 spouse or child from your SEVIS record. I–20/DS–2019 Reprint Request Use this form if you have lost your document, have updated information, or need a travel endorsement and have run out of room on your current document. Invitation Letter Request This form is for current students who would like to invite family members/guests to visit them in the United States. A personal letter may be more effective. See here for details. Leave of Absence Form Use this form only if you are currently outside of Madison/U.S. If you are still in Madison, please meet with an ISS advisor. Reduced Course Load Application Use this form to request a reduced course load (RCL). Academic deadlines and certain restrictions apply. Find more information here.
- F-1 Students - Transfers
F-1 Students - Employment
F-1 Students – Employment
FORM PURPOSE F-1 Curricular Practical Training Application Use this form to apply for Curricular Practical Training. This is for continuing students only. OPT and AT Information Update Form Use this form if you are an F–1 student currently on OPT and have a change in your employment information or address. You must report any such change to ISS within 10 days. OPT/H–1B Cap Gap I–20 Request Use this form to request an I–20 with cap gap remarks. You must have official USCIS documentation to make this request. Social Security Number Request Use this form if you have on–campus employment or authorization for off–campus work and you need to request a Social Security Number. STEM Extension Application The STEM Extension application is only for F–1 students currently on OPT in a STEM field with a qualifying employer. STEM Extension Update Form Use this form if you are on a STEM extension and have a change to report. You must report any changes in your employment information within 10 days. Check on STEM reporting requirements here.
OPT Application can be obtained only after watching the online OPT workshop or attending the in–person OPT workshop. Find more information about OPT here.
J-1 Students - Transfers
FORM PURPOSE J-1 International Student Transfer In Request Use this form if you are a J-1 student with sponsorship from another institution and have arrangements for UW-Madison to become your sponsor. Restrictions apply.
J-1 Students - Employment
FORM PURPOSE J-1 Academic Training Application Use this form to apply for Academic Training. You must meet in–person with an ISS Advisor to submit this form. J-1 On-campus Employment Application Complete this form and submit it along with your job offer letter to apply for on–campus work permission. OPT and AT Information Update Form Use this form to update ISS of any change in your Academic Training.