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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Note: While Alameda County announced on April 29, 2020, an extension of the shelter-in-place order until May 31, 2020, Mills is following the statewide order issued on Thursday, March 19, 2020, to shelter-in-place until further notice.

Update 5.18.20:

The Alameda County Public Health Department issued updated shelter-in-place orders today to allow some additional businesses to resume operations while maintaining the shelter in place and social distancing protocols.

Businesses that may resume operations at this time include:

  • Retail stores for curbside or storefront pickup and/or delivery
  • Manufacturing businesses
  • Logistics and warehousing

Businesses and activities authorized under previous orders may continue.

Public or private gatherings of any size remain prohibited.

Everyone should continue to stay and work at home as much as possible, wear a face covering outside their home, and stay at least six feet away from people outside their household.

Non-essential travel remains prohibited.

Read the Alameda County Public Health Department 5.18.20 Order (PDF) for detailed information.


Additional COVID-19 Information

Prior Coronavirus Updates

Information for Students Applying to Mills

Our Office of Admissions continues to accept and process admission applications and all related materials.

Undergraduate Students
We have extended our undergraduate application deadline to July 15, 2020. Students should visit the undergraduate How to Apply web page for detailed information on submitting application materials, including transcripts, electronically.

We also encourage you to attend one of our upcoming online information sessions to learn more about our academic programs and the Mills experience.

To speak one-on-one with a Mills admission counselor, undergraduates can book a phone or video consultation using our easy online reservation form. For additional questions, email us at admission@mills.edu or use our form to connect with your admission counselor and send a message to them directly. We'll respond to your email or message in 1–2 business days and look forward to answering your questions.

Graduate Students
Graduate students should visit the graduate How to Apply web page for detailed information on submitting application materials, including transcripts, electronically.

We also encourage you to attend one of our upcoming online information sessions to learn more about our academic programs and the Mills experience.

To speak with one-on-one with a Mills admission counselor, graduate students should book a phone or video consultation using our easy online reservation form. For additional questions, email us at grad-admission@mills.edu. We'll respond to your email in 1–2 business days and look forward to answering your questions.

Information for Incoming Mills Students

Undergraduate Students
We've extended the enrollment deposit deadline to June 1, 2020, for our incoming fall 2020 students. Undergraduate students can visit the After You're Admitted web page for additional information on the enrollment deposit deadline extension.

To speak with a Mills admission counselor, undergraduates can book a phone or video consultation using our easy online reservation form. For additional questions, email us at admission@mills.edu or use our form to connect with your admission counselor and send a message to them directly. We'll respond to your email or message in 1–2 business days and look forward to answering your questions.

Financial aid advising is available via email and virtual appointments, which can be scheduled online. You can also reach Student Accounts via email and virtual appointments.

Graduate Students
Graduate students should check their email for communications regarding the current enrollment deposit deadline for their specific program.

To speak with a Mills admission counselor, graduate students can book a phone or video consultation using our easy online reservation form. For additional questions, email us at grad-admission@mills.edu. We'll respond to your email or message in 1–2 business days and look forward to answering your questions.

Financial aid advising is available via email and virtual appointments, which can be scheduled online. You can also reach Student Accounts via email and virtual appointments.

Information for Current Mills Students, Faculty & Staff

We have created pages on the Mills Intranet that can be viewed by your role so you can find the latest information for: students, faculty, and staff.

Travel Advisories

In response to COVID-19, domestic and international travel is being restricted. Please visit the US Department of State travel advisories web page for current information.

Mills has instituted an interim travel policy for students, faculty, and staff (PDF).

Frequently Asked Questions

Mills students, faculty, and staff can visit our COVID-19 information pages for previous communications and FAQs. If you have additional specific COVID-19 questions, email questions@mills.edu.