Santa Barbara Hillel exists to enrich student lives so they may enrich our community, the Jewish people, and the world. We are an independent non-profit student life organization affiliated with Hillel International.
Santa Barbara Hillel enables students to connect with one another in a Jewish environment at their â€œJewish Home Away From Home.â€ We offer a safe, welcoming, and pluralistic presence as a vibrant center of student life in Isla Vista. We are at the heart of campus life here in Isla Vista. Whether in the building or out in the community, our student leaders and staff are constantly reaching out to students through a variety of programs and activities. Hillel works hard to provide the resources necessary to allow students to come together and create community.
Santa Barbara Hillel is proactive in standing up for our students, building bridges, and fostering a positive campus climate. Santa Barbara Hillel is uniquely positioned to reach students at this formative time in their lives by providing them with the tools they need to help create the Jewish future.
Students here primarily attend University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Santa Barbara City College (SBCC).