Explore Hillel at Eastern Michigan University

Hillel at EMU is a welcoming "home away from home" for students of all Jewish backgrounds to socialize and explore Jewish life. Hillel at EMU facilitates students` ideas and provides opportunities to hang out with friends, celebrate Jewish holidays, participate in Tzedek/Social Justice, and have meaningful Jewish experiences in a variety of ways. Shabbat services and dinners are offered twice per month and are generally free to EMU and Washtenaw Community College students. Hillel offers First Year Students at EMU special opportunities to meet each other and participate in Jewish campus life. Hillel at EMU offers student the opportunity to participate in Taglit Birthright Israel and Alternative Spring Break trips. For more information on Hillel at EMU, visit www.h-cam.net/emu.  

Undergraduate Enrollment

300 Jewish Students (2.4%*)
12,338 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

100 Jewish Students (3.8%*)
2,640 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus No
  • Kosher Food Available No
  • Birthright Israel Participation No
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Minor
  • Israel Fellow No

Religious Services

Hillel @ EMU holds bi-weekly Shabbat celebrations both on and off campus during the academic year.

Frequency: Friday night only

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 74%
  • U.S. Region Midwest
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State N/A
  • Tuition Out-of-State N/A
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 14% / 2%
  • Greek Life Yes

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360 Charles Street, Hillel Campus Alliance of Michigan
East Lansing MI 48823 US
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