Tuition, Application, & Housing

Workshops: $1000.00 per workshop (tuition includes a $100.00 fee for materials).

Critique Seminar: (Cancelled)

Pricing Seminar: Free and open to the public.

To Apply  The Mills College Summer Institute for Book and Print Technologies workshops are taught at a master class level. In order to ensure that all participants are prepared for this high level and quick pace of instruction, we will only be accepting applicants with previous book art experience that is relevant to the workshop they are applying for.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until a workshop or seminar is full. A non-refundable deposit of $100.00 will be due upon acceptance to hold your spot in a workshop as well as for the Summer Institute Package. For those applying only for a seminar, a non-refundable deposit of $30.00 will be due upon acceptance to hold your spot.

The application period opens on November 15, 2016.
Applications received by December 31st, 2016 will be responded to by January 7th, 2017.
Once accepted, a non-refundable deposit of $100 for workshops & $30 for seminars is due by January 23, 2017.
Complete payment of tuition & fees is required by April 10, 2017.

Applications will continue to be accepted until workshops and seminars are full.
Once full, additional qualified applicants will have the option to be added to a waiting list.

To apply for a Session II workshop June 12-16, 2017: Apply Here

Seminar Scholarships
Scholarships are available for those applicants who have graduated from a book art-related graduate program in the past five years. To receive a scholarship, eligible applicants must register for one of the 5-day workshop and one or both seminars.

There are many local hotel and housing options and easy public transportation to Mills College. For recommended hotels please visit the Mills College website here.

On-Campus housing will be available for a limited number of students and will require submission of the following application directly to  OnCampusHousingApplication2017.


Mills College is located at 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94613 off of Highway 580 in Oakland at the junction of 580 (MacArthur Freeway) and Highway 13 (Warren Freeway), approximately seven miles from the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Driving directions can be found on our campus map or for recorded driving directions call 510.430.3250. The Book Art department is located in the CPM building (#46 on the Mills campus map).

 Public Transportation

Mills College is conveniently accessible via many public transportation bus lines. Detailed Bay Area transit information and trip planners can be found at

On-Campus Parking

Free on-campus parking will be provided to participating students.

On-Campus Dining

The Tea Shop at Mills College offers a variety of dining options during most meal hours. An updated summer schedule will be available prior to arriving to campus.




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