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ID Validation and Move-In

ID Creation, Validation and Move-In Instructions

A Mills ID is issued to each Mills student after clearing their student account and arrival on campus during Orientation. Students are encouraged to email ID photos (in a .jpg format) to housing@mills.edu by the end of July for the fall semester or by the beginning of January for the spring semester. By sending your image in advance you will avoid waiting in line to have your picture taken during Orientation. You will also facilitate the printing of your AC Transit EasyPass card, which you should then be able to pick up during Orientation instead of having to wait three weeks after Orientation.

When emailing a photo for your ID card, please keep in mind:

Photo must be a close-up with your face and neck clearly visible (no hats or sunglasses).
This image will be the first impression many Mills employees (professors, Public Safety, etc.) will have of you; please select it accordingly.
Photo must be a baseline/standard (not "progressive") .JPG file.
.JPG file name must be changed to your Banner ID number (example: B00XXXXXX.jpg).

After clearing their student accounts with the M Center each semester (by paying in full or creating an approved payment plan and making their first payments), students must complete the steps outlined below to validate their Mills ID cards and, if applicable, to pick up housing keys. For information about clearing your student account please contact Student Accounts in the M Center: 
http://www.mills.edu/student_services/student_accounts/

All undergraduate and graduate students must validate their IDs every semester. For Spring 2015, this must be done at Housing Management and Dining Services (HMDS) by Friday, January 30, 2015, at 5:00 pm.

Fall Orientation

Residential Students
1. Go to HMDS (Sage Hall 138) to obtain/validate your Mills ID/meal card (students who have lost their ID cards must get replacements and will be charged a $20 fee), and to obtain your residence hall keys.
2. Go to the Mail and Copy Center in Rothwell Center to get your PMB combination and activate your Personal Mail Box. Note: Mail will be sent to this address even if you do not get your combination. 
3. See Public Safety in CPM 113 to obtain a parking permit (if needed). All students using cars on campus must have a parking permit that is valid for the 2014–15 academic year. 
4. Move into your residence hall.

Commuter Students
1. Go to HMDS (Sage Hall 138) to obtain/validate your Mills ID. Students who have lost their ID cards must get replacements and will be charged a $20 fee.
2. See Public Safety in CPM 113 to obtain a parking permit (if needed). All students using cars on campus must have a parking permit that is valid for the 2014–15 academic year. 
3. You can return to HMDS (Sage Hall 138) starting Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 9:00 am–5:00 pm, to pick up campus lounge keys; they are not issued until the second week of the semester.

ID Validation and Move-In Schedule
After clearing their student accounts with the M Center each semester, students may pick up residential keys and obtain/validate their Mills IDs according to the following schedule:

New Residential Students (Undergraduate and Graduate) 

Saturday, August 23, 2014

9:00–2:00 pm

New Commuting Students (Undergraduate and Graduate) 

Saturday, August 23, 2014

11:00–2:00 pm

Returning Residential Students (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Monday, August 25, 2014

Last names beginning with:

A–G: 9:00 am–11:30 pm

H–P: 11:30–1:30 pm

Q–Z: 1:30–4:00 pm

Returning Commuting Students (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Wednesday–Friday, August 27–29

9:00 am–5:00 pm

Spring Orientation

Residential Students
1. Go to HMDS (Sage Hall 138) to obtain/validate your Mills ID/meal card (students who have lost their ID cards must get replacements and will be charged a $20 fee), and to obtain your residence hall keys (residential keys from the fall semester are still valid for the spring semester).
2. Go to the Mail and Copy Center in Rothwell Center to get your PMB combination and activate your Personal Mail Box. Note: Mail will be sent to this address even if you do not get your combination. (PMBs activated for the fall semester do not need to be reactivated for the spring semester.)
3. See Public Safety in CPM 113 to obtain a parking permit (if needed). All students using cars on campus must have a parking permit that is valid for the 2014–15 academic year. (Parking permits issued in the fall are still valid for the spring semester.)
4. Move into your residence hall.

Commuter Students
1. Go to HMDS (Sage Hall 138) to obtain/validate your Mills ID. Students who have lost their ID cards must get replacements and will be charged a $20 fee.
2. See Public Safety in CPM 113 to obtain a parking permit (if needed). All students using cars on campus must have a parking permit that is valid for the 2014–15 academic year. (Parking permits issued in the fall are still valid for the spring semester.)
3. You can return to HMDS (Sage Hall 138) starting Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 9:00 am–5:00 pm, to pick up campus lounge keys; they are not issued until the second week of the semester.

ID Validation and Move-In Schedule
After clearing their student accounts with the M Center each semester, students may pick up residential keys and obtain/validate their Mills IDs according to the following schedule:

New Residential Students and Returning Residential Students  (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Last names beginning with:

A–G: 9:00 am–11:30 pm

H–P: 11:30–1:30 pm

Q–Z: 1:30–3:30 pm

New Commuting Students and Returning Commuting Students (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

3:30–5:00 pm

How to Arrive Early

The earliest a residential student can arrive on campus and be housed in her/his spring assignment is Sunday, January 18, 2015. This would be a exception to the student contract and will only be granted to students in extreme circumstances; for details see early arrival policy. To get on the early arrivals list you must contact HMDS at housing@mills.edu by Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 5:00 pm. There is a nightly cost of $69 dollars associated to moving in early.

 

 

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Housing Management & Dining Services (HMDS)
Sage Hall, Room 138

P: 510.430.2127
F: 510.430.2155
E: housing@mills.edu
Last Updated: 10/14/14