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Human Resources provides assistance to University of Wisconsin-Parkside on non-student immigration. HR acts as the liaison between the University (Provost and Deans) and all government agencies involved in immigration matters and assists both the institution and individuals in complying with immigration laws and regulations. If you are student with questions about your J-1 or F-1 visa status, please contact International Student Services or visit their webpage. If you are a student with questions about your visa status other than J-1 or F-1, please contact us. If you are Faculty or Academic Staff, please call, email or setup an appointment with us when you have immigration questions.
Please call or email to schedule an appointment
Tallent Hall, 2 nd Floor
Kenosha, WI 53141
International Faculty and Academic Staff Responsibilities
Types of Visa Statuses
The most common non-immigrant statuses for non-students include:
The Form I-94 is no longer offered in paper form. If you did not print your I-94 when you arrived at air or sea ports of entry, you can print out a paper version of your arrival information at:
Form I-94 Instructions by selecting the link entitled Get I-94 Number Now.
Social Security Number
International employees who do not have a social security number and expect to receive wages through the University of Wisconsin-Parkside payroll system should apply for a social security number in person at the Social Security Administration office (see Kenosha and Racine locations below). The social security number is used to track earning histories of those who work in U.S.
International employees should not begin working and should anticipate delays in pay if they have not yet received a social security number.
5624 - 6 th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140
Near the corner of 6 th Avenue and 56 th Street
4020 Durand Avenue (Hwy. 11)
Racine, WI 53405
Next to the O&H Bakery
International Student Employees may need a letter from the International Student Services Office signed by a Designated School Official confirming their status and eligibility to be employed in order to obtain their social security number. Please contact International Student Services at 262.595.2701.
All other International employees (not student employees) should contact their hiring department or Human Resources (262.595.2204) if they have questions about obtaining a social security number.
Travel for International Faculty & Staff
Access the link below for up-to-date advice on traveling outside the U.S. if you are international faculty or staff. This travel information is provided by the International Faculty & Staff Services department in the Office of Human Resources at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.https://www.ohr.wisc.edu/ifss/imminfo/TRAVEL.pdf
Department of State Visa Bulletin
The US Department of State publishes a monthly Visa Bulletin providing dates for filing applications. For those individuals who are waiting to apply for their Permanent Resident Card, checking this site monthly to determine if your priority date falls before or equal to the current published dates.