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Student Orientation

Undergraduate Schedule-At-A-Glance

Welcome to Mills! Below is the preliminary schedule for SO Mills: Student Orientation, which will be updated throughout the summer.

You’ll receive detailed information on the Orientation schedule, including exact event times and locations, in the SO Mills: Student Orientation Guide, which you will receive at check-in.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

8:30 am–12:00 pm   Check-in for Residential Students*
Mills Oval
A–G: 8:30 am–9:30 am
H–P: 9:45 am–10:45 am
Q–Z: 11:00 am–12:00 pm
8:30 am–12:00 pm   Self-guided computer orientation
9:00 am–1:30 pm   Campus dining options available
12:00 pm–2:00 pm   Check-in for Commuting Students*
Mills Oval
A–G: 12:00 pm–12:45 pm
H–P: 12:45 pm–1:15 pm
Q–Z: 1:15 pm–2:00 pm
2:30 pm–3:45 pm   College Welcome and Information Fair
3:45 pm–6:00 pm   Strong, Proud, All Mills and MILLS Meeting*
3:45 pm–6:00 pm   Family Orientation
6:00 pm–7:00 pm   Campus dining options available
6:00 pm–7:15 pm   Commuter Student Dinner
7:30 pm   Candle-Lighting Ceremony

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

7:00 am–9:30 am   Campus dining options
9:00 am–10:00 am   A Gathering of Spirit
10:00 am–12:00 pm   Wellness at Mills*
12:00 pm–2:00 pm   First-year  Picnic*
12:00 pm–2:00 pm   Transfer Student Lunch*
2:00 pm–4:00 pm   Journeys in Social Justice*
4:15 pm–5:15 pm   Mills College Variety Hour
5:30 pm–6:30 pm   All-Student Dinner
7:00 pm–8:00 pm   Campus Search/Campus Tour
8:00 pm   Courtyard Connections

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Monday, August 24, 2015

7:00 am–9:30 am   Campus dining options
9:30 am–11:00 am   Navigating Mills Session* and MILLS Meeting
9:00 am–12:00 pm   Self-guided computer orientation
11:30 am–6:00 pm   Individual Academic Advising Appointments*
11:30am–1:00 pm   Campus dining options available
1:00 am–3:00 pm   Self-guided computer orientation
1:00 pm–4:00 pm   Student Survey Appointments*
1:00 pm–5:00 pm   Information sessions
2:00 pm–5:00 pm   International Student Orientation
5:30 pm–7:00 pm   Campus dining options

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

7:00 am–9:30 am   Campus dining options available
7:00 am–9:00 am   Athletic Eligibility Meeting (required before participation)
9:00 am   Online class registration begins*
10:00am–12:00 pm   Work-Study Fair
11:30 am–1:00 pm   Campus dining options available
1:00 pm–2:00 pm   MILLS Meeting*
2:00 pm–3:00 pm   Literary Panel Discussion for Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories*
3:00 pm–3:30 pm   Entering Class Photo
3:00 am–5:00 pm   Self-guided computer orientation
3:30 pm–4:30 pm   New Student Tea
6:00 pm   Taco Tuesday with Alumnae 

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Instruction begins.

* Indicates required Orientation activity.

Additional Information

MILLS Meetings: Small daily informational meetings covering different aspects of life at Mills.

Advising Appointment: Thirty-minute session with your academic advisor, scheduled for you in advance. Time and location given at check-in on the back of the SO Mills: Student Orientation Guide.

For more information, email or call 510.430.2130. 

Downloadable version, click here.



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Last Updated: 5/26/15