Student Life Orientation Module

UW-Madison is well known for its stellar academic programming, dedicated faculty, staff and students. There is a wealth of choices to enrich your Wisconsin Experience and in this video you can learn more about student life and campus involvement. Enjoy!

Sports and Recreation

Recreational Sports offers VISP students the opportunity to use workout facilities, swim, join sports clubs, or even take a non-credit group fitness course such as Zumba or Cardio.


Depending on your visa status you may be able to work in an on-campus job. Check the ISS Employment website for more information and search for on-campus jobs on the Student Job Center.


Connect with other Badgers while doing something good for the Madison community. The Morgridge Center for Public Service helps connect VISP students with volunteering opportunities in the community.

Student Organizations

UW-Madison has hundreds of Student Organizations that you can join while studying here. A searchable database of groups is available on the Center for Leadership & Involvement website. Popular organizations with VISP students include Building Relationships in Diverse Global Environments (BRIDGE), Hoofers, and club sports.