Registering for your courses each semester correctly and by the proper deadlines is critical for maintaining your financial aid eligibility and earning your degree or certificate on time. This overview of the process, combined with our online registration instructions, will help you complete online course registration.
Summer 2022 priority registration for all continuing Mills students (including students returning from international or domestic study or a leave of absence) begins on April 4, 2022, at 9:00 am and runs through April 8, 2022.
|Class Level||Priority Registration Begins|
|All graduate students||Mon, April 4, 2022 at 9:00 am|
|Continuing seniors (90+ completed credits)||Tues, April 5, 2022 at 8:00 am|
|Continuing juniors (60–89.5 completed credits)||Wed, April 6, 2022 at 8:00 am|
|Continuing sophomores (30–59.5 completed credits)||Thurs, April 7, 2022 at 8:00 am|
|Continuing first-years (fewer than 29.5 completed credits)||Fri, April 8, 2022 at 8:00 am|
*Under some circumstances, students served by Services for Students with Disabilities may be eligible for earlier priority registration. Contact Services for Students with Disabilities for more information.
Summer 2022 online registration is also available:
April 9–April 13, 2022 to add and drop
April 19–May 19, 2022 to add and drop
May 20–May 25, 2022 to drop only
To prepare for priority registration, learn how to access the online registration system, and for answers to frequently asked questions, visit:
Open registration for Summer 2022 runs from April 9, 2022–May 25, 2022. See priority registration for specific dates online registration is available for each term.
Certain types of specialized courses require additional review or approval and therefore students cannot register for them online. These types of courses are:
Juniors and seniors who have been at Mills for at least one semester are eligible to receive academic credit for internships. Check with Career Services for guidelines and detailed information on applying to receive academic credit for internships. If your internship is with a community-based organization, it can also be used to fulfill the Community Engagement core curriculum requirement.
Graduate creative writing and literature students must contact the English Department at 510.430.2236 or email@example.com to request the Advanced Teaching Practicum form. Please note that this form is not the same as the Teaching Practicum form.
Advanced students of proven ability and sufficient background in a given subject may apply to assist a faculty member to do advanced research. Directed research may be undertaken only upon the recommendation of the faculty research supervisor and the head of the department after departmental discussion.
Directed Research is managed via CLSS. The department must submit a 179 section for each credit value they wish to offer. The department can contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Students with proven ability and sufficient background in a given subject may apply for an independent study course in that subject. First-year students are not eligible to enroll in an independent study. An independent study may be undertaken only upon the recommendation of the head of the department after departmental discussion, and may not be used to fulfill Core Curriculum requirements.
Download and complete the Independent Study form (PDF). Be sure to allow enough time to obtain all required departmental signatures. Submit the completed form to the Registrar's Office by the add deadline indicated in the Academic Calendar.
To be eligible for a management practicum, students must be enrolled in the MBA, MBA/MA, or MPP/MBA Programs, have a minimum 3.2 GPA, and receive departmental approval.
Download and complete the Management Practicum form (PDF). Be sure to allow enough time to obtain all required departmental signatures. Submit the completed form to the Registrar's Office by the add deadline indicated in the Academic Calendar.
These courses cover a variety of directed and supervised experiences in classroom teaching. They are restricted to students who have the appropriate background and proven ability, as determined by the faculty supervisor, and require approval of the head of the department in which they are undertaken. Students may not concurrently enroll in the course for which they are doing a teaching practicum. All persons in the role of teaching assistant are required to complete Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) training to retain privileges associated with teaching practicum.
Download and complete the Teaching Practicum form (PDF). Be sure to allow enough time to obtain all required departmental signatures. Submit the completed form to the Registrar's Office by the add deadline indicated in the Academic Calendar.
Learn more about these special courses in the Mills Catalog.
The Summer 2022 Course Schedule will be available online March 21, 2022. The online schedule is updated nightly.