Information for Current LL.M./S.J.D. Students

Fall Semester Research Seminars

Attendance to the fall semester research seminars is required for all first-year LL.M./S.J.D.students. All other LL.M./S.J.D. students are highly encouraged to attend the research seminars. The Graduate Programs Office will email a schedule of the research seminars at the beginning of each semester, once the schedule is finalized.

Spring Semester Peer Presentation Workshops

Attendance at the spring semester peer presentation workshops is required for all LL.M./S.J.D. students. The Graduate Programs Office will email students at the beginning of the spring semester to create a schedule of those that are interested in presenting. Once the schedule is finalized, the Graduate Programs Office will email a schedule prior to the start of the workshops.  

Visa and International Student Services Information 

For information regarding F-1 and J-1 visas, please review the Current Student section of the International Student Services website. This section strives to keep all current international students with F-1 and J-1 visas up to date on their legal responsibilities in the U.S. If after reading this information you still have questions please feel free to contact ISS for more detailed information. If you are on an F-1 or J-1 student visa, you are responsible to know the end date on your I-20 or DS-2019.

If you have not completed your program by the end date on your I-20 or DS-2019 please contact the Graduate Programs Office to find out how to extend your I-20.

Information regarding OPT can be found on the ISS website here.

Madison Friends of International Students

Research Program Handbooks

LL.M. Handbook (currently being updated)

S.J.D. Handbook (currently being updated)

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