Mills is pleased to offer undergraduate students multiple on-campus housing options ranging from traditional residence halls to apartments and cooperative housing. All housing includes wireless Internet access, and use of laundry facilities is included in your housing fees.
Specific living spaces have been designated to accommodate students who require service or emotional support animals while living on campus, as indicated below. These types of housing are subject to availability. Information about service and support animals can be obtained from Student Access and Support Services.
All Mills residence halls have grand pianos, recreation rooms, kitchens, and computer labs. All rooms are furnished with a twin bed, desk, dresser, bookcase, and chair per student. Housekeeping services are provided for the shared restrooms and residence hall common areas.
Housing first-year students, Orchard Meadow Hall consists of two separate wings. Connected by a large living room with paneled oak walls and tile floors, the wings share a meeting room and a computer lab. Many of Orchard Meadow’s sleeping porches look out on a beautiful courtyard, with a small reflecting pond and brick barbecue.
Warren Olney Hall houses students of all academic levels; it is an environment that gives you numerous opportunities to live with students from all walks of life and create bonds beyond the classroom. Special activities and programs bring students together, and the large recreation and TV rooms, kitchen, and lounges provide a comfortable setting for all.
With its charming Mediterranean-style red tile roof and blue trim, Ethel Moore Hall—which houses sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students—sits beautifully atop Prospect Hill. The flagstone entrance to Ethel Moore Hall connects to a downhill path into the center of campus. Ethel Moore also opens onto the Rhododendron Courtyard, accessed through the building or through a garden gate. The renovated Olive Courtyard is accessed through the lobby.
Recently renovated Lynn Townsend White Hall offers housing to both undergraduate and graduate students. The interior pairs a light, open design with modern-style furnishings and a spacious recreation room. Situated on the north side of campus, White Hall is conveniently located close to Founders Commons dining hall and provides easy access to the heart of campus.
All rooms in our apartments are furnished with a twin bed, desk, dresser, bookcase, and chair per student. As a residential option designed for students seeking a more independent living situation, housekeeping services are not provided in our apartments.
Providing modern spaces for Mills sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in more independent living, Prospect Hill Apartments are situated atop one of the highest points on campus. Prospect Hill Apartments provide an independent living option of eight apartments, each housing four students in single bedrooms. Each furnished apartment has a kitchen, living room, and bathroom. The building also has a comfortable community room for study breaks, meetings, and casual conversations. An outdoor patio looks out on the beautiful nearby woods.
Located on one of Mills' hills just off the main campus entrance, the Courtyard Townhouses include three buildings—Clare Springs House, Vivian Stephenson House, and Joan Danforth House.
The distinctive Craftsman-style apartments in each house include a choice of four or five bedrooms and with two bathrooms, a kitchen, a living room, and an adjoining dining room.
As a residential option designed for students seeking a more independent living situation, housekeeping services are not provided in our specialty housing.
High above the College's Greek Theatre, Underwood Family Housing provides housing for Mills students with children. The building complex offers a total of 12 two-bedroom apartments in three separate buildings, all with wonderful views—and only a five-minute walk from the center of campus.
Ross House consists of two connected Victorian houses overlooking a lawn adjacent
to the Mills Botanic Garden. Placement in Ross House is given to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have specific food-related disabilities/food
allergies. Most enjoy the independence of cooking for themselves in the spacious kitchen, although
residents may purchase a meal plan. Residency for Ross House is determined through a supplemental application process. Due to the need to accommodate students with allergies, housing for students with
service or emotional support animals is not available in Ross House.
Larsen House Co-op is a delightful two-story Victorian house located close to the
center of campus. The undergraduate students who reside in Larsen House are interested
in living in a racial justice-focused community. The six students share house duties
and decision making. Residency for Larsen House is determined through a supplemental
application and interview process. Due to the need to accommodate students with allergies,
housing for students with service or emotional support animals is not available in