|How do I get access to Terra Dotta?
||Submit the New TDS User Form to your Dean's Office. Your Dean's Office should forward to IFSS once completed.
|Leaving the UW or no longer need access to TDS?
||Notify IFSS to reassign your cards and to remove your access. Please also notify your department, so that a new department admin can be reassigned to your cases.
|Where can I find more information about a status?
||You can view the IFSS website, www.ifss.wisc.edu, for more detailed information of the processes involved in requesting a specific status.
|Does IFSS onboard international scholars and employees?
||Department, hiring unit or campus HR is responsible for onboarding, I-9 verification and reverification, campus ID, email set-up, etc. IFSS is required to provide J-1 scholars with an orientation, but we do not cover "normal" onboarding activities.
|My scholar or employee has a question about taxes and/or their tax treaty. Can IFSS help?
||International Payroll and Tax can help with Glacier, tax filing information, and tax treaty questions. IFSS does not have tax law expertise to assist in this area.
|Does IFSS offer any trainings to new department admins or for Terra Dotta?
||Yes, please look out for the schedule.
|I do not know which immigration specialist is working with my department?
||Please check the following chart. Our immigration specialists are assigned to colleges and divisions.
|We've invited a scholar for less than 6 months. Can they use their B-1/B-2 visa to enter the US instead?
||Depends. Please refer to the Chart - J-1 vs B-1/B-2 Comparison. This will assist you in determining which status is appropriate for their visit. You may also reach out to IFSS at any time.