Antioch University welcomes military veterans and military-connected students to our campus. We are deeply grateful to those who have served our country in war and peace and honored to have them join our Antioch community.
At Antioch you can use your past experiences as a leader to work on behalf of others to promote a more just and sustainable world. We are dedicated to making education more accessible for our nation’s veterans and their dependents. We have a rich history of providing educational opportunities to veterans through undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Business, Education, and Healthcare.
AU is committed to work with each individual veteran to ensure that you find the program that will be the best fit for your educational goals and aspirations.
Commitment to Military-Connected Students
We provide full-spectrum (military-to-civilian career) navigation and offer individual, flexible, and relationship-centered services.
- Assist with transition to college environment
We provide one-on-one counseling to discuss your career goals, connect you with necessary tutoring services to help you prepare for placement exams, and assist you with program selection based on your specific needs.
- VA Benefits, tuition assistance and financial aid counseling
We provide one-on-one GI Bill® assistance to student veterans and tuition assistance guidance for active duty military. We are subject matter experts in all of your financial aid benefits and needs.
- Acceptance of credits for Joint Services Transcript
We ensure you are getting your maximum amount of college credits for your military training and occupations. In addition, we offer other credit for prior learning as well as easy transfer of credits earned at other accredited institutions
- Alumni Mentor and Networking
We help build connections between current military-connected students and military alumni through publications, mentoring programs, and our nationwide network of alumni. In collaboration with career offices on campus and non-profit organizations in the area, we work towards creating meaningful connections as a stepping-stone for the next career goal.
- Career Counseling and Employment Services
We offer a broad range of assistance designed to provide the best opportunity for career employment upon graduation. We help research and match labor market indicators that best correspond with learned academic skills, work experience, and personal attributes; resume writing; and developing interview techniques. This resource may be especially lucrative for veterans seeking to translate military job experience to the civilian workforce.
Rick Wojick is the Veterans Liaison located on the Antioch University Midwest campus. He is a retired Air Force Colonel with 30 years of active duty service and a disabled war veteran. He has had multiple assignments in program management, contracting, engineering, logistics, and budgeting/finance (including three separate assignments to Wright-Patterson AFB). He has worked in four Unified Combatant Commands, five Air Force Major Commands, and three Air Force Laboratories. He was the Commander of the Global Hawk Systems Group and a senior acquisition advisor to the Commander of the AF Materiel Command. His last military assignment was as Dean of the School of Systems and Logistics at the AF Institute of Technology. He was a resident distinguished graduate of all three Professional Military Schools as well as the Defense Systems Management College. He has an MBA and an MS degree.