Application, Tuition, & Housing


$1000.00 per workshop. Tuition includes all materials
with the following exception: There will be an additional materials
fee of $100.00 for Samuel Feinstein’s workshop for leather plaquettes,
gold, and other materials for a total of $1100.00

Summer Institute Package

$1950.00. Package includes registration for one 5-day workshop in session
I and one 5-day workshop in session II. If Samuel Feinstein’s
workshop is included, the package price for two workshop will be
$2050.00. The Summer Institute Package does not include housing.

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. 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 I Workshop click here: Session I Application

To apply for a Session II Workshop click here: Session II Application


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 is available for a limited number of students and will require submission of a Mills housing application directly to our administrative assistant at

Please complete this application: ResAgreementBookArtsSummer


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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