Mills MPP Events

On-Campus Information Sessions

Take advantage of this great opportunity to learn more about the Mills Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Joint MPP/MBA programs.

During information sessions, we will discuss:

  • the academic components of the program
  • hands-on learning opportunities through it
  • career service offerings
  • application and financial aid processes and tips

You will also have an opportunity to hear from alums who are currently putting their degree to use in the working world.

Light refreshments will be provided. 

Application fee waivers for Fall 2014 admission will be offered to those who attend.

Fall 2014 Info Session dates are:

Webinar Information Sessions

For those who cannot make it to campus, we are now offering online information sessions. These virtual sessions will cover an overview of the program in a webinar style format and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions live via a chat feature.

Fall 2014 dates are coming–check back soon!

Register here.

Graduate Fairs

UC Santa Cruz Graduate & Professional School Fair
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 
4:30 - 7:30 pm

UC Davis Graduate School Information Day
Monday, October 27, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

San Francisco Idealist Graduate Fair
Thursday, November 06, 2014
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Admissions counselors are coming to your city.  Click here for a full list.

Drop-in Admission Consultations for MPP, MPP/MBA, and MBA programs

Interested in our Master of Public Policy (MPP) or MPP/MBA programs, but not quite sure how to proceed? We are here to help. Drop-in to talk with us about your potential fit for our programs in a relaxed atmosphere. Representatives from both the Public Policy and Business programs will be available to discuss your academic and professional goals and give you pointers on how to prepare a strong application.

Fall 2014 dates are coming–check back soon! In the meantime, we encourage you to attend an upcoming information session, or contact us directly via email or phone.

Register here


Mills College Master of Public Policy students will provide nonpartisan analyses to help you become an educated voter in the November 4 election.

Wednesday, October 15

Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Suzanne Adams Plaza

Initiatives that will be covered: 

California State Ballot Measures

  • Proposition 1, Water Bond
  • Proposition 2, State Budget Stabilization
  • Proposition 45, Healthcare Insurance Rate Changes
  • Proposition 46, Medical Lawsuits and Drug Testing
  • Proposition 47, Criminal Sentences

School Bond Measures

  • Measure I, Alameda USD Bond
  • Measure L, Hayward USD Bond
  • Measure M, New Haven USD Bond

Alameda County

  • Measure BB, Transportation Plan Sales Tax


  • Measure D, Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax
  • Measure F, Community Parks Tax
  • Measure P, U.S. Constitutional Amendment
  • Measure Q, Family Friendly Workplace


  • Measure Z, Parcel Tax
  • Measure CC, Ethics Commission
  • Measure FF, Oakland Minimum Wage Increase

San Francisco

  • Proposition L, Transportation Priorities

For more information contact Professor Mark Henderson at

 MPP/MBA Happy Hour

Joint MPP/MBA Degree Happy Hour

Are you interested in pursuing a cross-sector career or leading a social enterprise?

If so, join us for an informal opportunity to learn more about our unique Joint MPP/MBA degree. Current students and program representatives would be delighted to talk with you about the admissions process, the curriculum, and relevant career paths.

Light refreshments will be served.

Check back soon for the next Happy Hour date!

Register here.

Graduate School Application and Financial Aid Workshop

Ever wonder what graduate school admission committees are thinking about when they review applications? Let us demystify the process for you.

Join us for an interactive workshop led by representatives from professional graduate programs. Learn from admission committee insiders about the statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, and interview responses. We will also provide a brief overview to help you navigate the financial aid process and apply for scholarships that support your studies.

Afterwards, stay for optional information sessions about the Mills College Masters of Public Policy (MPP) and Joint MPP/MBA programs.

Check back soon for the next Workshop date.


Contact Information
P: 510.430.2147
F: 510.430.2304

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Last Updated: 10/23/14