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About International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office is the primary liaison between international students and the University and community and provides a variety of services.

Located in Royce Hall 105, ISSS serves the international students and scholars who have been admitted to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Of the 7,000 students that attend UW-Platteville, approximately 120 are international students representing over 24 countries.

We invite you to visit the ISSS website frequently for updates in information regarding immigration regulations, forms, and international events and activities.

ISSS assists students and scholars in the following ways:

  • I-20 issuance for F-1 students;
  • DS-2019 issuance for J-1 students and visiting scholars;
  • Coordination of orientation programs for all new international students (both full-time and exchange students);
  • Immigration and personal advising throughout students' careers. NOTE: academic advising is provided by faculty in students' majors.
  • On- and off-campus employment authorizations and assistance;
  • Change of immigration status assistance;
  • Health insurance administration and assistance for international students;
  • On-campus and community events and programs highlighting international themes; and
  • Advising to the International Student Club.

Office Hours

The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (central daylight time) Monday through Friday. Our office is closed for legal holidays and weekends.

Making an Advising Appointment

To ensure that someone will be able to assist you when you stop by the office, we strongly encourage you to make an appointment to meet with the ISSS advisor. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 608.342.1726 during business hours or by setting up an appointment with the ISSS Advisor in Outlook. Appointments may not be scheduled for the same day as adequate preparation for your appointment is necessary.

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