Mills is pleased to offer undergraduate and graduate students with multiple on-campus housing options from traditional residence halls to apartments and cooperative housing. All residence halls have grand pianos, recreation rooms, and kitchens. All housing (both residence halls and apartments) has wireless Internet access, and use of laundry facilities is included in housing fees. All rooms (with the exception of those in Underwood Apartments) are furnished with a twin bed, desk, dresser, bookcase, and chair per student. Housekeeping services are provided in the restrooms and common areas of the dormitory-style residence halls, but housekeeping is not provided in houses or apartments. Information about computer labs can be found here.
Please note that male graduate students can live in the new Courtyard Townhouses, in Hettie Belle Ege Hall, in Lynn Townsend White Hall, and, if they have children and space is available, in the Underwood Family Housing (undergraduate students with children have priority).
Accommodations for students with service animals or emotional support animals are available in some buildings, subject to availability. All buildings have designated animal-free rooms for students with allergies. Information about service and support animals can be obtained from Services for Students with Disabilities.
Warren Olney Hall
Reserved for first-year students, Warren Olney Hall provides an environment that gives you numerous opportunities to form strong bonds in your first year at Mills. Special activities and programs bring students together—and the large recreation and TV rooms, kitchen, and lounges provide a comfortable setting for all.
Orchard Meadow Hall
Housing mostly first-year women, Orchard Meadow Hall consists of two separate wings. Connected by a large living room with paneled oak walls and tile floors, the wings share a meeting room and a computer lab. Many of Orchard Meadow’s sleeping porches look out on a beautiful courtyard, with a small reflecting pond and brick barbeque.back to top
Ethel Moore Hall
With its charming Mediterranean-style red tile roof and blue trim, Ethel Moore Hall—which houses juniors, seniors, and graduate women—sits beautifully atop Prospect Hill. The flagstone entrance to Ethel Moore Hall connects to a downhill path into the center of campus. Ethel Moore also opens onto the Rhododendron Courtyard, accessed through the building or through a garden gate. The newly renovated Olive Courtyard is accessed through the lobby.
Mary Morse Hall
Mary Morse Hall offers housing to both undergraduate and graduate women. From its location atop Prospect Hill, students look out upon the Rhododendron Courtyard shared with Ethel Moore. You enter the building through a beautiful high-ceilinged living room, a favored gathering spot for Mary Morse residents.
Hettie Belle Ege Hall
Hettie Belle Ege Hall is home to both undergraduate and graduate students. Its design is light and open, with modern-style furnishings and plentiful gathering spaces for residents. On the north side of campus, Ege is conveniently located close to Founders Commons dining hall.
Lynn Townsend White Hall
Newly renovated Lynn Townsend White Hall offers housing to both undergraduate and graduate students. The new interior pairs a light, open design with modern-style furnishings and a spacious recreation room. Situated on the north side of campus, White Hall is conveniently located close to Founders Commons dining hall and provides easy access to the heart of campus.
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Prospect Hill Apartments
Providing new and modern spaces for Mills students interested in more independent living, Prospect Hill Apartments are situated atop one of the highest points on campus. The eight spacious apartments house juniors, seniors, and resumers, who come together in the comfortable community room for study breaks, meetings, and casual conversations. An enchanting outdoor patio looks out upon the beautiful nearby woods.
Located on one of the Mills' hills just off the main campus entrance, the Courtyard Townhouses—Danforth, Springs, and Stephenson—offer an additional housing option for undergraduate and graduate students 21 years of age or older. In addition to a choice of four or five bedrooms, these distinctive and charming Craftsman-style apartments each have a kitchen, two bathrooms, a living room, and an adjoining dining room.
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Underwood Family Housing
High above the College's Greek Theatre, Underwood Family Housing provides housing for Mills students with children. The building complex offers a total of 12 two-bedroom apartments in three separate buildings, all with wonderful views—and only a five-minute walk from the center of campus.
Ross House consists of two connected Victorian houses and overlooks a grassy area adjacent to the botany greenhouse and garden. Ross House residents are undergraduate students and female graduate students 23 years of age or older. Most enjoy the independence of cooking for themselves in the spacious kitchen, although residents may purchase a meal plan. Residency for Ross House is determined through a supplemental application process. Due to the need to accommodate students with allergies, housing for students with service or emotional support animals is not available in Ross House.
Larsen House Co-op
Larsen House Co-op is a delightful two-story Victorian house located close to the center of campus. The six women residing in Larsen share house duties and decision making, and work to raise awareness around environmental issues through campus-wide programs and events. Residency for Larsen House Co-op is determined through an application and interview process. Due to the need to accommodate students with allergies, housing for students with service or emotional support animals is not available in Larsen House.
Living at Mills
Themed Housing Communities
Application Fees and Refunds
ID Validation and Move In
Housing Management & Dining Services (HMDS)
Sage Hall, Room 138