International Student Resources

Preparing for Travel to the United States

We are happy you are coming to UW-Marinette! In just a few weeks you will be enjoying the beautiful landscape of Wisconsin and meeting friendly people eager to help you. We know you are excited to come to Wisconsin to begin your university career and you may have questions about what it will be like. This packing information sheet will help answer some of these questions.

Know Your Immigration Documents

You MUST bring your immigration documents, but do not pack them in your checked luggage.

Contact Information

Make sure to enter the following contact information into your phone and computer before you travel:

Designated School Official (DSO)

Please contact Rebecca Schmidt if you have any problems while traveling regarding your immigration or school documents. 

Rebecca Schmidt 
International Student Coordinator 
Office of International Education 
University of Wisconsin Colleges 
432 N. Lake Street, Room 239 
Madison, Wisconsin 53706 

Phone: 608-890-4198 
E-mail: rebecca.schmidt@uwc.edu 
Website: uwc.edu/international 

UW-Marinette Director of International Student Programs 

Please contact Tina Oman if you have any questions before your arrival. You may also contact Tina Oman in any of the following cases: 

  • If you have any difficulties while traveling 
  • To report flight delays or changes 
  • You need to contact someone outside of regular business hours 

Regular business hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Friday excluding U.S. National holidays. 

Tina (Katrina M.) Oman 
University of Wisconsin Marinette 
750 West Bay Shore Street 
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143 

Office: 715-735-4300, ext. 4355 
Home: 715-596-0007 
SKYPE: tina.oman1 
Email: tina.oman@uwc.edu

Your student insurance company may offer travel assistance. Please check your insurance policy for coverage information and contact information. 

If you have not received your insurance card or other coverage information, please contact Tina Oman for assistance.