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Welcome to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Terra Dotta Portal!

Current Students: Please login with your NetID and password to access your user profile, update your UW immigration record or request benefits of your immigration status. If you are not able to successfully login with your NetID and password, do not create a new account. Contact ISS for assistance.

New Students to Terra Dotta: DO NOT click Login in the upper right hand corner. You will do the following actions to request your immigration document: click on the picture where it says "Incoming Students", on the "Incoming Students" page, there are multiple different options to choose depending on the circumstances of your admission to UW-Madison.  Please select the option that best describes your situation and follow the instructions that are given.

New and Current J-1 Scholars, H-1B Employees and Department Admin ONLY login: 
Use this login only: 
TDS Scholar Portal
DO NOT click Login in the upper right hand corner. 
Please click the Scholars and Employees image below for an overview of the process.
Visit to explore commonly requested immigration statuses at the UW and to find more resources specific to your status. 

Incoming Students
Current F & J Students
Scholars & Employees