No matter where you choose to live—on or off campus—we want you to feel at home. As a commuter student, you'll have full access to everything that makes the Mills experience so uniquely powerful: top-ranked academics, independent and creative students, and a commitment to inclusivity. You can also access dedicated commuter resources that will help you get the most out of your college experience.
The Mills campus is easily accessible by car, bike, or public transportation. Our street address for GPS and trip planning is 5000 MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland, California.
The vast majority of your Mills experience will be identical to your classmates’—going to class, sharing meals, participating in events. One of the trickiest parts of commuting can be finding a home base for studying and down time. That’s why we created the Commuter Lounge. Located in Rothwell Center, the Commuter Lounge offers overstuffed couches, Wi-Fi, a computer lab, storage lockers, a TV, and even a full kitchen.
The lounge is staffed by our commuter community assistant who can answer your commuting questions and help you get the resources you need. The commuter assistant also organizes mixers and activities to help you build connections with other commuter students.