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 - Register Here
● Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 9:00 am-1:00 pm - Register Here

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 - Register Here
● Friday, January 30, 2015, 9:00 am-12:00pm

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

Spring Visit Day
● 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.
October 18, 2014 : Register Here
November 11, 2014 : Register Here

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 Admitted Students
The Overnight Program is an exciting 2-day event for high school seniors who have been admitted to Mills College! The program will begin on Friday, February 6th at noon and conclude on Saturday, February 7th. If you have not yet applied to Mills, please click here. Prospective high school seniors who are interested in attending this event must have completed their admission application by January 15, 2015.

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 an actual class or mock lecture. On Friday night, you can enjoy or participate in the annual Mills Got Talent Show and spend the night in the residence halls hosted by a Mills student. Please refer to the information in your acceptance packet for instructions on registering for the Overnight Program.

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 to learn how you can schedule an audition.

Spring Visit Day
During this Saturday event for high school sophomores, juniors and transfer students, you will experience the unique and exceptional college environment Mills College has to offer. You and your family will have the opportunity to hear from dynamic students and college administrators, discuss the benefits of women's liberal arts and sciences education, and tour the campus. You will attend workshops dedicated to providing you with helpful tools and tips as you embark on your college journey. This program will include a personal statement writing workshop as well as a leadership session. This program will take place on Saturday, March 21, 2015.
Registration available soon - please check back.

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.
Register here for Saturday, September 20, 2014

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.

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

Last Updated: 9/16/14