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Commencement: Special Info for January Graduates
New Alumnae, Class of 2014

The 126th Commencement at Mills College will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Every student who plans to graduate, or receive a credential or certificate, in January or May 2014 is encouraged to participate in the Commencement ceremonies. All of the information concerning Commencement is pertinent to all graduates, whether January or May.

January grads should be aware of:

Preparing to leave:

Reception for Students Graduating Mid-Year

Mills College Office of Alumnae Relations and the Alumnae Association of Mills College cordially invite you to attend the Winter Celebration for New Alumnae. This is a celebration in honor of undergraduate and graduate students completing their academic requirements in Fall 2013, and to celebrate the beginning of their lives as Mills College alumnae from the class of 2014. The event will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2013, 5:30 pm–7:30 pm in Reinhardt Alumnae House. Questions regarding this event should be directed to Allison Marin '12 at or 510.430.2268.

Information Packet Update 

Mills does not distribute hard copy Commencement packets. All of the information regarding Commencement is either in this document or will be sent to students electronically. Please check back with this website and read your Mills email periodically for updated information.

Important Updates

General Information
Commencement Overview
January Grads
Weekend Activity Schedule

Academic Requirements
Graduation Application
Final Examinations/Theses
Transfer Credit Deadlines
Deadline for Incompletes
Failing Last Semester Course
Conferral of Degree
Honors and Awards

Financial Requirements
Financial Obligations
Mandatory Exit Loan Counseling

Preparing to Leave
Senior Survey
Expiration of Computing Accounts
Library Deadlines
Health Insurance after Degree Completion
Resident Checkout
Returning Keys
Storage Units

Preparing for the Commencement Ceremony
Academic Regalia
Student Speakers
Walking Cards

You and Your Guests
Weekend Meal Service
Seating Information
What to Wear
Disability Needs
Lost and Found
Photographing Commencement
Private Parties on Campus
Family and Friends Invitation

Contact Information

College Events
Sage Hall 129
P: 510.430.3230
F: 510.430.3244

Last Updated: 1/9/14