VISP Orientation Program

The Visiting International Student Program offers a comprehensive orientation program complete with our online orientation modules as well as our mandatory in-person orientation before classes begin. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus.

Mandatory In-Person Orientation for Fall 2017

Exchange & Visiting International Student Orientation
Date: Friday, September 1, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Grainger Hall, 975 University Avenue, Madison

This mandatory orientation will feature a session from your VISP coordinators followed by concurrent sessions on a variety of topics.

***New*** Your orientation agenda and program handbook is now available for download.

Online Orientation Modules

The first module that you should review is our Visa & Arrival page for help with the logistics of arriving in Madison, Wisconsin. Our Course Enrollment and Academics modules will help you find and enroll in courses, as well as learn about how our courses are structured. 

The modules on Student Life and Getting Around will help you learn more about how to get involved and how to get to your classes.  Finally, our Health & Safety module will help you to stay healthy and safe during your time on our campus.

We recommend you visit each page to gain a broader understanding of your upcoming adventures.