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Welcome to Mills College!

SO Mills: Student Orientation for Undergraduates

Saturday, August 22–Tuesday,August 25, 2020

We look forward to your arrival on campus for Orientation! This event is designed to introduce you to life at Mills. You'll connect with the people and resources who will support you during your college journey as you achieve your academic and personal goals.

All new Mills students must attend Orientation.

Family Orientation

Saturday, August 22, 2020 and Sunday, August 23, 2020

Our students' families are important members of the Mills community. We invite all family members to attend our Family Orientation. You'll have the opportunity to ask Mills staff any questions you may have about financial aid, housing, and student access and support services.

SO Mills: Graduate Student Orientation

Saturday, August 22, 2020 to Wednesday, August 26, 2020

On Saturday, August 22, all students—graduate and undergraduate—are welcomed to campus with a dinner reception and resource fair. Individual departments may hold activities on Sunday through Wednesday. Official graduate student orientation convenes on Tuesday, August 25. For questions specific to your department, students should connect directly with their respective program representatives.

All new Mills students must attend Orientation.

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