Addressing Mail | Receiving Packages | Hold Mail and Re-Mail Services | Sending Packages | Copying Services | Fax Services | Mail Services for ASMC Clubs | Student Guide to the Mail and Copy Center | Copy Service Request Form
The Mail and Copy Center, located at Rothwell Center adjacent to the Tea Shop, provides services including shipping and receiving through USPS, UPS, and FedEx, including a daily pick-up; personal mailbox (PMB) rental; shipping supplies and postage stamps for purchase as well as premium printing, copying, finishing, and fax services. The Mail and Copy Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
The main information number for Mills College is 510.430.2255. You may call this number for a directory of campus phone numbers for faculty and staff and other general numbers.
All calls for students are handled in the following manner:
To ensure delivery of mail, residential students' mail must be addressed as follows (for example):
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613-1301
Hold Mail Service Form
The Mail and Copy Center offers fee-based hold mail services for a maximum of three months. When you will be returning in the fall, complete this form to have your mail held at the Mail and Copy Center over the summer.
Re-Mail Service Form (Mail Forwarding)
The Mail and Copy Center offers fee-based temporary and permanent re-mailing services. When you will be returning in the fall, complete this form to have your mail forwarded to you over the summer. When you move off campus or leave the College, complete this form to have your mail forwarded to you for six months to give you time to notify your correspondents of your new address. At the end of six months, we will return your mail to sender so they know that you didn't receive it.
The Mail and Copy Center provides fee-based mailing/shipping services via USPS, UPS, and FedEx. Pick up times for those carriers are as follows:
At the end of the academic year, we will post instructions in the residence halls about shipping your items home. Pack boxes that you will be able to move easily because hand trucks may not always be available. You are responsible for transporting the boxes from your room to the Mail and Copy Center at Rothwell Center.
Copy orders generally require 24 hours to complete. When you place your order, the Mail and Copy Center will provide you with the expected lead time for completion of your order. Please use ou Copy Service Request form (PDF).
The Mail and Copy Center provides fee-based fax services on campus where you can send and receive local, domestic, and international faxes. When you send a fax, a complimentary fax cover sheet is provided for you, as well as a printed confirmation for your records that your fax has been sent.
If you are receiving a fax, please ask the sender of your fax to include your name and phone number on it.
The treasurer of Associated Students of Mills College (ASMC) will be able to tell you if your club has a budget for sending out mail. If so, you can complete a postal form in Sage Hall with your club's account number, and the mail will be posted here and the cost charged to your club account. Mail should be brought to Sage Hall by 2:00 pm to be posted that day. Please notify us if you're doing an extra large mailing (several boxes of mail).
Incoming club mail will be sorted into the Division of Student Life box in Sage Hall.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions.