Serving Those Who Have Served
AIU assists active duty servicemembers in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, National Guard, Coast Guard, and the Reserves, as well as veterans, spouses, and dependents. By providing relevant military community resources and personalized support, we hope to improve your academic experience but also help with what really matters to you.
We are dedicated to supporting those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces along with military spouses and dependent family members. We can offer help to military students in the following ways:
If you are active duty and receive relocation orders, AIU can help you put together a plan to proceed with your education.
If you are a newly discharged or retired veteran, we can help support you as you transition into life as a part-time or full-time student.
If you are a military spouse, child, or dependent military family member, we can provide the info needed to help you pursue your educational goals.
Explore our military student resources below or call 847-783-8612 to learn more.
There are numerous military education benefit websites and materials to sort through. If you are a servicemember looking at colleges or a spouse seeking a military-centric network, the options may be overwhelming. The following resources offer practical information on tuition assistance, education and employment for military families, and active duty education benefits for all branches.
Discover information on how to locate military facilities and learn about your military benefits provided by the U.S. government. Also offered below are resources to connect you to your military life and general family support.
If you are a veteran of any military branch looking for VA facilities, in-depth military benefits, or like-minded support, the following links from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and similar organizations can assist you.
Spouse & Family Support
Military families are the steadfast support units of active duty servicemembers and veterans back home. Sometimes these dedicated spouses and children need support too! From employment searches to military family and healthcare networks, there are numerous resources available to military spouses, children, and other family dependents.
Spouse Careers & Employment
At AIU, our goal is to provide you with the information you need to navigate your education as an active duty servicemember, veteran, or family member. We offer personalized assistance and resources to military students on topics such as financial aid, tuition assistance, grants and scholarships, and career services. We can also help you find information about transferring eligible military training or civilian experience into course credits at AIU.
Explore more about the military student experience or call 847-783-8612 to speak with an AIU advisor.
There are resources provided by government organizations, as well as at AIU, that can help servicemembers and family members with financial aid and military tuition assistance (TA). Find detailed information about TA for each military branch as well as specific military scholarships and grants below.
AIU’s MOS Pledge offers a way to maximize the amount of credits you can receive for your qualifying military training or experience*. You also have the potential to earn college credit for any prior qualifying work or life experience. Review academic resources and info about transferring military credits below.
*Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.
These tools can help you identify civilian careers that could be a potential match for your unique skill set. You can also browse military occupations by branch. Military spouses or dependent students may also benefit from the following job-related resources.
Employment Search Engines
We provide military students with the opportunity for online learning through the AIU Virtual Campus and also hybrid class options at our local campuses. Our Atlanta location offers students learning experiences with knowledgeable faculty who bring real-world experience to the classroom. AIU’s Houston campus focuses on flexibility first, with part-time and full-time programs taught by experienced professional instructors, designed to work around a busy schedule.
Classes Start May 12, 2021