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Course Registration Overview

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.

Incoming Students | Continuing and Returning Students | Courses Not Eligible for Online RegistrationCourse Schedule

Incoming Students

All Continuing and Returning Students

Priority Registration

Summer and Fall 2020 priority registration for all continuing Mills students (including students returning from international or domestic study or a leave of absence) begins on April 6, 2020, at 9:00 am and runs through June 15, 2020.

  • Priority Registration is based on a student's class level as determined, for undergraduates, by the number of credits already earned.*
  • Course work that is currently in progress is not included in the determination of class level.
  • Students may register on or after the day scheduled for their class level.
  • Online access to priority registration opens at 9:00 am on the first day. For all other days, online priority registration is accessible from 8:00 am through midnight.
  • See the Academic Calendar for additional information regarding the registration period, including add and drop dates and relevant deadlines.
Class Level Priority Registration Begins
All graduate students Mon, April 6, 2020 at 9:00 am
Continuing seniors (90+ completed credits) Tues, April 7, 2020 at 8:00 am
Continuing juniors (60–89.5 completed credits) Wed, April 8, 2020 at 8:00 am
Continuing sophomores (30–59.5 completed credits) Thurs, April 9, 2020 at 8:00 am
Continuing first-years (fewer than 29.5 completed credits) Fri, April 10, 2020 at 8:00 am
All continuing students Sat, April 11–Wed, April 15, 2020

*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.

Fall 2020 online registration is also available:
April 16–June 26, 2020 to add and drop
July 3–July 29, 2020 to add and drop
August 3–September 9, 2020 to add and drop
September 10September 23, 2020 to drop only

Summer 2020 online registration is also available:
April 16June 1, 2020 to add and drop
June 2June 15, 2020 to drop only

To prepare for priority registration, learn how to access the online registration system, and for answers to frequently asked questions, visit:

Online Registration Instructions

Open Registration

Open registration for Summer 2020 runs from April6June 15, 2020. Open registration for the fall 2020 semester runs from April 6September 23, 2020.

Courses Not Eligible for Online Registration

Certain types of specialized courses require additional review or approval and therefore students cannot register for them online. These types of courses are:

Learn more about these special courses in the Mills Catalog.

Course Schedule

The Summer and Fall 2020 Course Schedule will be available online March 20, 2020. The online schedule is updated each hour.