Grad Night

Important Note: The Grad Night Event 2024 is not sponsored or endorsed by the Mills PTO, Mills High School, or the San Mateo Union High School District.  This event is hosted by parent/guardian/teacher volunteers for the Class of 2024.  Participation is not mandatory.

Hello Mills Class of 2024 Families,

Believe it or not, our kids are seniors and will be graduating from Mills in five short months!  We are thrilled to be able to celebrate them all with a Grad Night trip this year at Universal Studios!

Trip Dates & Schedule

Graduation: May 31, 2024

Grad Night Trip: June 7 - June 8, 2024

*Times are currently tentative

June 7, 2024

7:00 am - Buses depart from Mills 

3:00 pm - Arrive at Universal Studios

4:00 pm - Special "Senior Grad Night" hours begin and park closes to all other patrons

June 8, 2024

2:00 am - Park closes

By 3:00 am - Bus departs from Universal Studios

10:00 am - Bus arrives at Mills


The registration window is NOW CLOSED.

If your senior has registered, please fill out and submit BOTH forms below by 5/10/24 in order for your senior to attend.

Grad Night Behavior Form (

Grad Night Emergency Medical Form (

Grad Night Meeting

As we gear up for Grad Night, we want to ensure everyone is well-prepared and informed about the upcoming event. To that end, we're hosting a meeting to go over Grad Night logistics on May 9th at 7 pm via Zoom.

Here are the meeting details:

We highly encourage your attendance as we'll be discussing essential details to ensure a smooth and enjoyable Grad Night experience for all!

Please contact with any questions.


The cost of the Universal Studios Grad Night trip is $250 per student.  We encourage submitting the full $250 upon commitment.  Funds will only be refunded if the trip is canceled by Universal Studios or the Grad Night Planning Committee.

Please see the following payment schedule to pay by installments:

Payment Methods

𝗣𝗔𝗬 𝗕𝗬 𝗖𝗛𝗘𝗖𝗞 made out to Mills Grad Night with the student's name and installment number (#1, #2, #3, or full payment) in the memo and drop it off in a sealed envelope in the Grad Night Committee box in the office.

𝗣𝗔𝗬 𝗪𝗜𝗧𝗛 𝗭𝗘𝗟𝗟𝗘 by sending payment to and include the student's name and installment number (#1, #2, #3, or full payment) in the notes.

Donate to Ensure All Graduates Can Attend

The Senior Grad Night Committee is raising funds to provide financial assistance to those who need it.  If you would like to include a donation to help ensure that all graduates who would like to attend are able, please let us know by making your commitment below.  When sending payment please submit your donation as a separate check or Zelle payment with "Grad Night Donation" in the notes.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated!

Please contact with questions regarding payments or financial assistance.

Questions & More Information

Our Grad Night Committee is working to provide more information regarding forthcoming medical forms, security & behavior guidelines, a packing list, chaperone registration, and a parent information meeting.

In the meantime, feel free to reach out to us at and we will be happy to answer your questions.

We hope your senior will join us for the 2024 Grad Night at Universal Studios!

Mills Grad Night Committee 2024

Karen Bettucchi, Treasurer and Registration Lead

Ahgee Leung, Logistics and Transportation Lead

We need your help! Are you interested in joining our committee? Let us know at and we'll be in touch!

Grad Bash Experiences

Super Nintendo World™

SUPER NINTENDO WORLD™ takes you into the world of Super Mario™. Battle Team Bowser on the groundbreaking Mario Kart™ ride, dine at Toadstool Cafe™, and level up with themed merch.

Silent Disco

Join the silent disco at Grad Bash ‘24 and crank up the party with the rest of your classmates. That’s just how they do things at Universal Studios Hollywood. 

Dance like nobody’s watching (or listening) at the Grad Bash silent disco! Just one of the many ways the Class of 2024 will be celebrating at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Studio Tour

Party like movie stars at Grad Bash ‘24! Celebrate your escape from high school at the hottest grad party in Hollywood, at Universal Studios Hollywood!

We told you this party was lit. Cap off your last year of high school with the rest of the class of 2024 during Grad Bash ‘24 at Universal Studios Hollywood!

Jurassic World

You survived high school. Now try to survive an encounter with a hungry Mosasaurus. Jurassic World – The Ride is NOW OPEN at Universal Studios Hollywood, and you can experience it at Grad Bash ‘24!

You and your classmates can come face-to-face with a hungry Mosasaurus on Jurassic World – The Ride when you celebrate at Grad Bash ’24! Only at Universal Studios Hollywood.


Here’s to everyone graduating in 2024 – cast spells and explore the mysteries inside The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Studios Hollywood during Grad Bash 2024

Is there any better feeling than graduating? Maybe enjoying Universal Studios Hollywood with your closest friends. Sip a frosty ButterbeerTM and explore The Wizarding World of Harry Potter together during Grad Bash '24!

If you have any questions about Grad Night, please email us at