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Commencement: Special Info for January Graduates
New Alumnae, Class of 2017

The 129th Commencement at Mills College will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Every student who plans to graduate, or receive a credential or certificate, in January or May 2017 is encouraged to participate in the Commencement ceremonies. All of the information concerning Commencement is pertinent to all graduates, whether January or May.

January grads should be aware of:

Preparing to leave:

Information Packet Update 

Mills does not distribute hard copy Commencement packets. All of the information regarding Commencement is either in this document or will be sent to students electronically. Please check back with this website and read your Mills email periodically for updated information.

NEW: Live Webcast & Social Media Information

General Information
Commencement Overview
January Grads
Weekend Activity Schedule

Academic Requirements
Graduation Application
Final Examinations/Theses
Transfer Credit Deadlines
Deadline for Incompletes
Failing Last Semester Course
Conferral of Degree
Honors and Awards

Financial Requirements
Mandatory Exit Loan Counseling

Preparing to Leave
Senior Survey
Expiration of Computing Accounts
Library Deadlines
Health Insurance after Degree Completion

Preparing for the Commencement Ceremony
Academic Regalia
Student Speakers
Walking Cards

You and Your Guests
Weekend Meal Service
Seating Information
What to Wear
Accessability Needs
Safety & Transportation
Lost and Found
Photographing Commencement
Commencement DVD
Private Parties on Campus
Family and Friends Invitation

Contact Information

College Events
Sage Hall 125
P: 510.430.2145

Last Updated: 7/21/17