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New Student Self-Guided Computer Orientation Instructions

Please follow these 6 steps to complete the self-guided computer orientation:

  1. Set Your Password for the First Time
  2. Visit the Mills Portal - Gateway to Campus Resources
  3. Register for the Emergency Notification Service
  4. Check Your New Email Account
  5. Using Google Drive for Personal File Storage
  6. Learn Student Lab Locations and Lab Rules

1. Set Your Password For The First Time

About Your Password

Your Mills College password gives you access to a variety of resources including the Mills Portal, your Mills email account, access to campus computers, and access to the Mills College wireless network from personal devices.

Password and Account Management Portal

The Password and Account Management Portal is the central service for managing your Mills login credentials. You may create or reset your password, as well as create security questions for resetting a forgotten password.

Creating Your Password for the First Time

To create your password, please visit the Password and Account Management Portal by clicking here.

For step-by-step instructions for creating a password, click here.

Please continue to step 2.


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Lucie Stern Hall 21

P: 510.430.2005

Last Updated: 3/24/16