Explore Hillel Foundation of Orange County

The Hillel Foundation of Orange County provides enriching opportunities at University of California, Irvine, Chapman University, Cal State Fullerton, local community colleges and graduate programs that engage students in Jewish traditions and culture and build dedicated leaders who will better the Jewish people and the world. OC Hillel provides the opportunities for Jewish students to develop and participate in diverse programs at UCI.

This Hillel serves: Orange Coast College; University of California, Irvine; Saddleback College; Irvine Valley College; Chapman University; California State University, Fullerton

Undergraduate Enrollment

150 Jewish Students (0.4%*)
35,169 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

25 Jewish Students (0.5%*)
5,270 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Hillel Rabbi/Senior Jewish Educator Yes
  • Kosher Food Available No
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Major
  • Israel Fellow Yes
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Religious Services

We offer optional very short Kabbalat Shabbat services and then a yummy Shabbat dinner at both Chapman and UC Irvine campusues.

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Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 53%
  • U.S. Region Pacific
  • Commuter/Residential Commuter
  • Tuition In-State $6,953
  • Tuition Out-of-State $18,833
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 1% / 6%
  • Greek Life Yes

Trips & Experiences

Birthright Israel

Orange County Hillel

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Contact Information

1 Federation Way, Suite 210
Irvine CA 92603 US
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