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The next several weeks are going to busy and exciting as you prepare to join the Antioch College community.  Here are a few things you will need to know before you arrive.

  • Accept your financial aid offer. This is separate from your offer of admission. You don’t have to accept the entire financial aid package; you might want to take out a smaller loan, for example. Decide what to accept and then complete and return the form by the deadline. If you were selected for verification, please be in touch with Matthew Dec, the director of financial aid, for assistance with that process. You can reach him at
  • Order Final Transcripts. Please be sure to have all official college, high school, home school, or GED records sent directly to the Office of Admission. If you completed Dual Enrollment while in high school, we require official copies of transcripts from the colleges that awarded your dual enrollment credits. Remember, Antioch accepts up to two full years of college credits. 
  • Provide us with a non-school-based email address. You may have provided your school-based email address when you applied. Please double check your account to ensure we have an email address that will function after you leave your current school.  
  • Order all test scores and IB transcripts. You may qualify for credits based on your performance on the Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams. Please be sure to have official test records sent directly to the Admissions office for a transfer credit evaluation. I’ve attached a document titled Credit for AP and IB examinations to provide you with a list of subject tests and score requirements. 
  • Update your emergency contact information. We have a record of your parent and guardian contact information from the Common Application. Please review what we have and provide updates if needed (sign-in required).
  • Upload the most recent draft of your resume. We need this to prepare for your participation in our Cooperative Education Program. We are also planning a job fair to occur the second week of the fall quarter. Click here to upload (sign-in required).
  • Complete the Language Self-Assessment. The study of language and culture is an important part of and Antioch education. The language assessment provides faculty with information about your familiarity and interest in languages. Click here to complete the Language Self-Assessment (sign-in required).
  • Mathematics Placement: New students will be required to take a mathematics placement test during Orientation. You may be exempt from taking the assessment if you earned a score of 4 or 5 on an AP Calculus exam within the past two years, or if you have transfer credits from another college or university at the level of Precalculus or higher. If you believe you should be exempt from testing, please be sure to have official test scores and college transcripts sent directly to the Office of Admission. 
  • Writing Placement: If you have not already taken college-level English Composition, you will be required to take a writing placement test during Orientation. You are exempt from taking this test and English Composition if you: 1) earned a score of 4 or 5 on an AP English Language or Literature exam within the past two years; 2) have English Comp, Rhetoric or First-Year Writing transfer credits from another college or university; 3) earned a 29 or higher on the ACT English section; or 4) earned 650 or higher on the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing section.  

We will place links to all necessary pre-arrival forms and documents on your Status Page. As we get closer to the start of the winter quarter, you will receive a New Student Orientation schedule from the Dean of Students.

Please don’t hesitate to be in touch with the Office of Admissions if you have questions prior to your arrival. 

Admission & Financial Aid Team