Network and Internet access is available across campus to the Mills community of students, faculty, staff, and sponsored guests. For home internet access information, go to Internet Access Options.
The Mills-Wireless network provides Mills' internal community of students, faculty, staff with wireless Internet access. To sign in, you will need to use your Mills login credentials.
The process for setting up your device to use Mills-Wireless varies by device so refer to the appropriate section below.
Please note that the process will differ by PC operating system.
If you are having trouble connecting to the Mills-Wireless network and have connected before, go to your settings, remove the connection profile from your device and create a new one using the setup instructions above.
The Mills-Guest network provides secure network for guests of the college. This network is intended for affiliated guests of the college such as friends and family members of Mills community members.
Note: Mills community members that have an active College username and password should use the Mills-Wireless network.
Access to the Mills-Guest network resets every 12 hours. After 12 hours, you must reconnect again using the the same process. If you experience difficulty when trying to rejoin Mills-Guest, forget the Mills-Guest network from your available networks and then reconnect.
The Mills College network and Internet is accessible to students in residence halls and houses. Service varies by location.
Devices with either an ethernet card or wireless capabilities can be used in the following residence halls and houses:
Only Wi-Fi enabled devices are able to connect in the following residence halls and houses:
Most current model laptops, and some desktop computers, have internal wireless cards. Most wireless cards will work on the Mills network, but signal strength can vary from card to card.
If you have a computer without wireless capabilities, an external (USB) wireless card may be purchased from an electronics or computer retailer. Mills Information Technology Services recommends carefully researching and reading reviews on individual cards prior to purchase to help ensure your satisfaction with wireless connectivity on campus. Installation of all network cards is the responsibility of the student.