Public Safety Resources

Mills has a college-wide notification system in the event of an emergency and partners with local first responders, community organizations, and disaster services agencies to offer regular training exercises, presentations, discounts, and volunteer opportunities to Mills community members.

Mills College Emergency Notification Service

This feature is intended to provide emergency alerts and safety information via email, voicemail, and text messages to registered users. All Mills students are automatically opted in to this service. Faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to opt in to help them receive critical notifications. You can update your emergency notification contact information by going to the Mills Resource Portal. Select the myMills Resources folder, click on myMills Menu, and choose the Emergency Notification Service link.

Mills College Emergency Evacuation Plan

Mills has an established evacuation plan in the event of an emergency. The plan includes when to evacuate a building, where to assemble in an evacuation based on your campus location, and what to do after an evacuation.

Safety Statistics

Mills provides annual safety statistics in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

Campus Safety Information, Reports & Alerts

Mills community members may access important emergency preparedness and safety announcements via the campus community intranet: Campus Safety Information, Reports, and Alerts.

Find your local Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) via

Community Alerts, Safety Presentations & Exercises

Alameda County Siren Warning System

The Alameda County Warning System is tested at 12:00 noon on the first Wednesday of every month.

Emergency Broadcast Radio Stations

  • KCBS 740 AM
  • KGO 810 AM
  • KNBR 680 AM
  • Radio Oakland 530 AM

Mills College Emergency Response Volunteer Registry

Mills ERVR is used to register individuals who are interested in volunteering in the event of a campus-wide emergency. By adding your information to the campus volunteer registry you are indicating your willingness to volunteer your time and skills in an emergency.

Please note that registering places you under no obligation to volunteer. Volunteer responders may register in the Mills Resource Portal via the Mills Emergency Response Volunteer Registry under "MyMills Resources".

Recommended Safety Independent Study Courses