Student Clubs & Organizations

Academic | Affinity Groups | Arts & Performing | Class Councils | Professional | Publications | Recreational & Social | Social Justice & Sustainability | Spiritual & Religious


 2019–20 Roster

Academic

Book Art Club
Contact: bookart@mills.edu
The purpose of the Book Art Club is to bring together individuals with an interest in printing and book art as well as bring awareness of book art to the Mills community.

Child Development Research Club
Contact: cdrc@mills.edu
We are the child development research club and language development lab. We conduct qualitative and quantitative research studies as well as analyze current literature on the topics of bilingualism, language development, STEM in early childhood education (ECE), informal ECE spaces, and student perspectives on research.

Math Club (Möbius Band) 
Contact: mathclub@mills.edu
The math club is intended to encourage the pursuit of mathematical education and careers among women, queer folks, the entirety of the LGBTQ+ community, and young girls, as well as to provide fun educational opportunities for club members and the Mills College student body (e.g., talks from visiting mathematicians, math games, etc.)

Mills Computer Club 
Contact: mcc@mills.edu
The Mills Computer Club seeks to promote technical skill, professional, and social opportunities for Mills College students interested in computer science and its related careers. MCC strives to create a community of computer science students.

Post-Bac Pre-Med Club
Contact: postbacclub@mills.edu
The Post-Bac Pre-Med Club provides events and resources for the post-baccalaureate pre medical community at Mills College.

Pre-Health Track
Contact: prehealthtrack@mills.edu
The purpose of the Pre-Health Track is to unify and advocate for pre-health students, especially undergraduates, to help ensure a promising future in healthcare.

Psychology Club
Contact: psychclub@mills.edu
The purpose of the Psychology Club is to promote the knowledge, science, and interest of psychology and related disciplines on campus.

We are STEM
Contact: wearestem@mills.edu
Provide a space for students of color and first-generation students interested/majoring in STEM-related fields to unite and support each other in an academic and personal level. These students will also gain the experience to advocate for more resources and support services in their departments.

Affinity Groups

Asian Pacific Islander Student Alliance 
Contact: apisa@mills.edu
We are an affinity group that creates a space for those who identify as Asian or having Asian heritage to gather and find community at Mills.

Black Student Collective 
Contact: bsc@mills.edu
The Black Student's Collective acts to honor our ancestors by cultivating Black excellence, supports and mentors all Black-identified students on campus and in our surrounding communities, fosters relationships with Black-identified faculty, staff, and students, and builds solidarity among other affinity groups.

Indigenous Women's Alliance
Contact: iwa@mills.edu
The purpose of the Indigenous Women’s Alliance is to enhance community awareness about the cultures and concerns of indigenous peoples in the Northern American continent. We are a group which includes descendants of indigenous peoples and allies of their causes, concerns, and rights. We seek to extend our knowledge and dialogue to include the broader Bay Area groups of similar interest.

Kapwa (Filipinio Student Club)
Contact: kapwa@mills.edu
Kapwa is a shared feeling of the Filipino Culture and interconnectedness with our ancestors. Kapwa means togetherness. Through this club, we will join together to discuss our stories and experiences as Filipinx-identifying students as well as bring the Filipino culture to Mills College.

Latinx Student Collective 
Contact: lsc@mills.edu
The purpose of the Latinx Student Collective is to establish an inclusive and welcoming space that allows Latinx-identified students to share a space in solidarity and celebrate their culture.

Multiracial Students Club
Contact: multiracial@mills.edu
The purpose of this club is to create a community of and for students who identify as multiracial and multiethnic and discuss social justice issues surrounding multiracial and multiethnic identities.

Arts & Performing

Arts for the Body, Mind, and Heart
Contact: arts4thebmh@mills.edu
To encourage artists of all experience levels to get together and practice.

Mills College Choir 
Contact: millschoir@gmail.com
The Mills College Choir is a non-audition vocal ensemble that meets once a week in preparation to perform a great variety of literature for women's voices from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Its members represent a wide range of academic disciplines from across the campus. Our goal is to create a supportive community working toward a common artistic goal and striving for excellence not only as individuals, but also as a group.

Mills Oakland Writers Workshop
Contact: moww@mills.edu
The purpose of MOWW is to increase a greater sense of community engagement between Mills students and Oakland’s literary community through weekly writing workshops facilitated by one of Oakland’s working, published, successful writers or poets. All writing workshops will be open to any active Mills student.

Mills Theatre and Production Club
Contact: theaterclub@mills.edu
The purpose of the organization Mills Theater and Production Club is to offer a creative space for Mills students from all backgrounds and experiences to come together to work towards the collective goal of performing, building, and organizing for a new culture to be implemented on Mills campus.

MPACT
Contact: mpact@mills.edu
MPACT is an undergrad collaborative club available for everyone to bring to their creative ideas. It is a safe place for expression and the use of available bodies with opportunities for performance.

Tone Down For What 
Contact: tonedownforwhat@mills.edu
Tone Down for What at Mills aims to learn and perform a cappella music. 

Class Councils

Junior Class Council
Contact: juniorclasscouncil@mills.edu
Junior Class Council is a group of junior undergrads that work together to bring community within their class by organizing events that promote togetherness and belonging. 

Senior Class Council
Contact: classof2020@mills.edu
The purpose of the organization Senior Class Council is to represent the senior class and host traditional senior events.

Professional

ICMA
Contact: icmachapter@mills.edu
The purpose of the Mills College ICMA student chapter is to introduce local government and management professions to students and establishing connections between ICMA, schools, and government officials. 

Lokey Social Impact Investment Fund
Contact: impactinvestmentfund@mills.edu
The Lokey Social Impact Investment Fund aims to support students develop skills in investment portfolio development and management while creating an investment portfolio supporting students of the Lokey school with scholarship awards for graduate degrees in business and economics.

Mills College IGNITE Chapter
Contact: ignite@mills.edu
IGNITE is an organization that helps build political leadership among young women. 

National Society of Leadership and Success
Contact: nsls@mills.edu
The organization has been established to create a support group that will help college students achieve their goals and better their lives, in the process building leaders who make a better world.

Publications

The Campanil
Contact: thecampanil@mills.edu
The purpose of the organization the Campanil is to serve the Mills College community through the practice of ethical and responsible journalism. Knowledge and progress in all areas of life is accomplished through the sharing of correct information. Our clear objective is to serve the student body, and we realize the importance and impact of this endeavor. We do not make news but cover the events that stimulate and change our community and college life.

The Crest Yearbook
Contact: thecrest@mills.edu
To create and publish The Crest. We record the school year for future years to look back at.

The Womanist
Contact: womanist@mills.edu
To showcase the literary and artistic work of women and femmes of color at Mills in our annual literary publication.

Recreational & Social

Celestial Skate
Contact: celestialskate@mills.edu
The purpose of the organization Celestial Skate is to have fun skating as a collective at Mills to encourage one another to grow as a better skater and to create a safe and inclusive space especially for queer, trans, and POC skaters in the traditionally male-dominated field of skateboarding. 

International Student Association
Contact: intlstudentclub@mills.edu
The International Student Association is a student-run organization that encourages its members to contribute their global perspectives amongst other communities on campus. It strives to unify and maintain connections between international student alumnae and current undergraduate and graduate students. The ISA supports student initiatives, campus-wide events, and workshops that are dedicated to international students.

Mills Dive Club
Contact: diveclub@mills.edu
The purpose of the Mills Dive Club is to learn about marine conservation and explore the ocean.

Priceless Sober Living
Contact: soberliving@mills.edu
The purpose of this club is to provide community for those who find sober living to be priceless.

Mills College Parent Association
Contact: mcpa@mills.edu
A group for all parents associated with Mills College.

Social Justice & Sustainability

Active Students against Prisons and Policing
Contact: asapp@mills.edu
This club is dedicated to abolition of the prison industrial complex and any form of criminalization of people, especially BIPOC.

Community Health Resource Center
Contact: chrc@mills.edu
The CHRC is a student organization dedicated to providing the Mills community with sexual and personal health resources. We are here to make sure that the community has a safe space to go to get resources to protect and inform themselves on their body and their health needs. We are an inclusive club and are always looking for feedback from the community about changing needs or points of interest. We hope to provide what we can to help everyone in our community to live safe, healthy, and happy lives. 

Deconstructing Whiteness at Mills
Contact: waam@mills.edu
Deconstructing Whiteness at Mills (DWAM) is a group of white students that recognize in order to stand up for racial justice, we first need to unpack and deconstruct whiteness as the ideology that has constructed our consciousness. We seek to do this work on campus with a reading/discussion group where we can engage other white students to do this work as well. White supremacy is never going to be abolished unless we are working in community to create new paradigms for being in relationship with each other. This group is not exclusive to white students and we also hope that this work will ultimately improve the relationship between students of color and white students on campus. 

Earth CORPS
Contact: earthcorps@mills.edu
The purpose of this organization is to promote sustainable living practices and environmentally conscious activities to Mills College. We also actively engage with like-minded off-campus entities to connect social justice and environmental awareness with the greater Bay Area community. 

Farm Club
Contact: farmclub@mills.edu
Mills Farm Club aims to bring awareness of sustainability and farming to the Mills community and beyond. 

Mills College Young Democratic Socialists of America
Contact: ydsa@mills.edu
Young Democratic Socialists of America is the youth and student section of the national Democratic Socialists of America. YDSA is a space in which students, campus workers, and community youth can learn from one another and be empowered to fight against the most pressing social justice issues impacting our communities.

Mills College Disability Advocacy Club
Contact: mcdac@mills.edu
The purpose of the Disability Advocacy Club is to work alongside Mills College staff, faculty, and professors to increase accessibility within architecture, food, curriculum, tutoring services, health services, living spaces, and social spaces for everyone on campus in pursuit of an overall better quality of campus life. 

Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Alliance
Contact: tgnc@mills.edu
Mills College's Trans and Gender Non-conforming Alliance is a student-led organization for transgender and gender non-conforming identified students and their allies to join together to build community and fellowship.

Spiritual & Religious

Jewish Student Collective
Contact: jsc@mills.edu
The purpose of the organization Jewish Student Collective is to provide support and community for Jewish Students at Mills College. This may be achieved through regular meetings, events held on or off campus, and excursions to Berkeley Hillel and elsewhere relevant to the needs of the club members.

Muslim Student Alliance
Contact: msa@mills.edu
Muslim Student Alliance (MSA) Club seeks to promote unity within the Muslim community and allies of Mills through social, spiritual, and community engagement events and programming.

Workers of Faith
Contact:wof@mills.edu
Workers of Faith is a nondenominational Christian student group that provides a transformational community where students can learn together what it means to grow in relationship with faith, love, and Jesus.