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CIE’s International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office provides visa services and immigration status advising for UWM’s community of international students, visiting scholars, non-U.S. citizen employees and academic departments. ISSS also serves the campus through International Admissions for UWM’s academic degrees and nondegree programs.

Whether you are an international student, a visiting scholar/researcher or a non-U.S. citizen employee, we will use our immigration, visa and admissions expertise to support your success at UWM.

UWM is an institution with global impact that deeply values its diversity and the contributions of all immigrant and international students, faculty and staff members, and UWM’s policies (PDF) demonstrate commitment to our community of internationals.

Contact

Jennifer Gruenewald
Director, International Student & Scholar Services
jgruene@uwm.edu

UWM’s ISSS staff members want to support your academic success by ensuring that you understand what your documents mean, how to maintain your status, and how we report information to the U.S. government via SEVIS.
View Information for Students
If you are being sponsored by UWM as a visiting scholar in J-1  status, you will need to consider how you will acquire J-1 status and also be aware of how to maintain J-1 status.
View J-1 Visiting Scholar Information
If you are being sponsored by UWM for H-1B status, you will need to consider how you will acquire H-1B status and also be aware of how to maintain H-1B status.
view h-1b employee information