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Self-Guided Computer Orientation: Check Email

Please follow these 6 steps to complete the self-guided computer orientation:

  1. Set Your Password for the First Time
  2. Visit the Mills Portal - Campus Resources Gateway
  3. Register for the Emergency Notification Service
  4. Check Your New Email Account
  5. Using Google Drive for Personal File Storage
  6. Learn Student Lab Locations and Lab Rules

4. Check Your New Email Account

You will be notified in email when your Mills College email account has been created. In the notification email, you will be asked to reset your Mills password—resetting your password at that point allows you to access your Mills College email account.

You may reset your password through the Mills Portal. If you haven’t set your password, click here for step-by-step instructions.

  1. From the Mills Resource Portal, click the 'Mills College Email Service' link or click here: Mills Email Service: Gmail.
  2. Enter your Mills email address and click next.
  3. Enter your password and select 'Sign in'.
  4. You will need to accept the terms of usage to use email.
  5. Check your email and browse around.
  6. To sign out of your account when you’re ready to move on, select the icon with your initial in the top right-hand corner of your email window and click the 'Sign Out' button.

For more information on Mills College email, please take a look at our Email Information page.  To access the page, log in with your Mills username and password.

Please continue to step 5. 


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Information Technology Helpdesk
Lucie Stern Hall 21

P: 510.430.2005

Last Updated: 5/26/17