Campus Visit Programs

During the academic year, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions hosts several campus visit programs for students and their guests. Advance registration is required for all programs

 

2014-2015 Visit Programs

Experience Mills
● Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:00 am-1:00 pm
● Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Advising Day for Admitted Spring 2015 Transfer Students
● Friday, December 5, 2014, 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Transfers Explore Mills
● Saturday, September 20, 2014, 9:00 am-11:00am

Transfers Experience Mills
● Friday, January 30, 2015, 9:00 am-12:00pm

Overnight Program for High School Seniors
● Friday-Saturday, February 6-7, 2015, 12:00 pm Friday-12:00 pm Saturday

Transfer Information Sessions
● Friday, February 27, 2015, 9:15 am-11:00 am
● Friday, March 6, 2015, 9:15 am-11:00 am
● Friday, March 13, 2015, 9:15 am-11:00 am
● Friday, March 20, 2015, 9:15 am-11:00 am
● Friday, March 27, 2015, 9:15 am-11:00 am
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Be Bold: Lead Your College Journey
● Saturday, March 21, 2015, 9:00 am-1:00 pm

On the Spot Admission Program for Transfer Students
● Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Program Descriptions

Experience Mills
This event is designed for high school juniors, seniors and transfer students. If you want to attend a college that offers a collaborative learning environment and is renowned for academic excellence, Mills College may be a good fit for you! During this event, you will meet dynamic students, learn about the application process, tour the campus, and sample the curriculum by attending a class. We offer two dates in the fall for you to join us: Saturday, October 18th or Tuesday, November 11th. Please select the date that best accommodates your schedule.

Advising Day for Admitted Spring 2015 Transfer Students
This event welcomes all admitted transfer students to campus on Friday, December 5th. Programming for this event includes campus tours, individual transfer of credit evaluations and financial aid appointments. Students will have an opportunity to attend an academic advising session with a faculty member. Students who have submitted their enrollment deposit will be able to register for their spring semester classes. The program closes with a lunch reception. Please refer to the information in your acceptance packet for instructions on registering for Advising Day.

Overnight Program for High School Seniors
The Overnight Program is an exciting 2-day event for high school seniors who have recently been admitted or have applied to Mills College and are awaiting an admissions decision. The program will begin on Friday, February 6th at noon and conclude on Saturday, February 7th at 1:00 pm. If you have not yet applied to Mills and would like to attend the Overnight Program, please apply now. Prospective high school seniors who are interested in attending this event must submit an admissions application by January 15, 2015. Please visit www.commonapp.org and apply today.

During the Overnight Program you will meet Mills students and experience our engaging and empowering academic environment. You will interact with campus leaders and faculty members. You can tour the campus and sample the curriculum by attending a sample class lecture. On Friday night, you can enjoy and participate in the annual Mills Got Talent Show and spend the night in the residence halls hosted by a Mills student.

Also during the Overnight Program, the Music Department will host auditions for students who intend to pursue a major or minor in Music during their undergraduate career. Auditions will be held on Friday, February 6th. Students who audition will be considered for one of two scholarships available: the Barbara Hazelton Floyd Scholarship (up to $10,000) and the Carroll Donner Commemorative Scholarship (up to $8,000). For more information about these scholarships, please visit the merit awards page, or contact Maria Mejia, Admission Counselor, at mmejia@mills.edu to learn how you can schedule an audition.

Be Bold: Lead Your College Journey 
Be Bold: Lead Your College Journey is an open house program for current high school sophomores and juniors who are at the beginning stages of their college search journey. This program will include workshops on writing your personal statement, financing your college education, and various sessions on how to further develop your leadership skills and college opportunities. In addition to touring our campus and learning about Mills, students will have a chance to attend workshops dedicated to providing helpful tools and tips to navigate the college application process. Attendees will experience the unique and exceptional college environment Mills has to offer. Students and their guests will interact with our dynamic student body and college administrators.  This program will take place on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.

Transfer Information Sessions
Join us for a Transfer Information Session and learn why Mills might be a good transfer option for you! Students considering transfer for fall 2015 are especially encouraged to attend one of these events as they prepare for the April 1 admission application deadline. Get transfer-specific information about admission, transfer of credit and financial aid, then explore campus on a student-led tour. 
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Transfers Explore Mills
Mills may be a great transfer option! To find out why, we invite you to join us at one of our Transfers Explore Mills programs. These programs will allow you to explore the unique and exceptional college environment Mills has to offer. You will learn about admission, financial aid and transfer credit.

Transfers Experience Mills
Mills is great transfer option! To find out why, we invite you to join us at Transfers Experience Mills. During this event, you will learn about the application process, tour the campus, and learn about the value of at Mills education. Optional afternoon activities allow you to sample the curriculum by attending a class, meet individually with an Admission Counselor for a Transfer of Credit Evaluation (unofficial transcripts required), or get started on your application at the Common Application Open Lab.

On the Spot Admission Program for Transfer Students
Submit your Common Application online by March 24th and turn in your letter of recommendation and transcripts from all colleges attended at this event. While you attend a campus tour and presentation on academics at Mills College, Admission Counselors will read your application. The event will conclude with a reception with current students of Mills College. During the reception, Counselors will meet with individual students to share their admission decisions with them.
Registration available soon - please check back.
Online registration unavailable. Please call (510) 430-2135 if you would like to attend.

Contact Us

Office of Undergraduate Admission
Mills College
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613
P: 800.87.MILLS
P: 510.430.2135
F: 510.430.3298
E: admission@mills.edu




Last Updated: 12/17/14