The Oakland campus boasts historic architecture and facilities that support an intimate environment for learning, research, spiritual well-being, athletics, and recreation.
F. W. Olin Library
This light-filled library is the campus’s intellectual heart of scholarship and research, best known for collections in literature, history, women’s studies, art, and music. As a student, you can search electronic databases and the catalog’s 240,000+ volumes, and explore rare books and manuscripts in the Heller Rare Book Room’s special collections. You also have access to the digital resources from Northeastern’s Snell Library.
The Moore Natural Sciences Building was designed to support the advancement of women in the sciences by providing educational spaces, equipment, and laboratories that encourage exploration and innovation. Whether you’re a Mills or Northeastern student, you can partner with a faculty mentor to conduct research within this Platinum LEED-certified facility.
Nondenominational Mills Chapel
Designed by Callister and Payne and completed in 1967, the chapel is built in the round, with curved redwood pews, a slightly raised central altar, and a beautiful pipe organ. This welcoming, light-filled, wood-and-glass sanctuary is a place for reflection and community gatherings.
Mills College Children’s School
The Mills College Children’s School is the first laboratory school for aspiring teachers west of the Mississippi River. It nurtures newborns through fifth graders. If you’re part of the School of Education, it affords you real-world opportunities to prepare for a career in early childhood education and teaching. The school has a deep commitment to social justice and racial equity in education.
Take advantage of a host of on-campus sports and fitness facilities to keep your body and mind fit. All are open to Northeastern students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Our athletic facilities are available for rent to local sports clubs, schools, and individuals.
The Hellman Soccer Field is available for rental and recreational use.
The Meyer Tennis Center features six lighted courts.
The Trefethen Aquatic Center offers swim lessons, lap swim, workouts, and more.
The Fitness Center has all the equipment you need to stay strong and flexible.
Haas Gymnasium is available for general recreation when not rented or in use by sports programs.