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Social, cultural, and holiday activities at Elmira College are held on and off campus. On-campus programming varies from year to year depending on student interest. The local Jewish community is very supportive and provides home hospitality for Shabbat and holidays. The local synagogues welcome Elmira College students and opportunities exist for students to work with the religious school teaching staff, as advisors for youth group ages 9 -12, and in the community center. Jewish students at Elmira find sympathetic support from the Campus Ministry. Near-by Hillels are at Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Binghamton University. Elmira College offers Hebrew classes and a Junior Year Abroad progam.The College respects all major religious holidays; absences are excused at these times. The College circulates a calendar and notice requesting faculty to respect Jewish holidays. Kosher meals are not available. The College run food services provides daily vegetarian alternatives. Contact Jim Siconolfi, Director of Dining Services, [email protected] for discussing special accommodations.

Undergraduate Enrollment

25 Jewish Students (3.1%*)
819 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

0 Jewish Students (0%*)
0 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

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

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 84%
  • U.S. Region Northeast
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $35,400
  • Tuition Out-of-State $35,400
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 34% / 4%
  • Greek Life No

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Contact Information

Elmira College Hillel Student Org. One Park Place
Elmira NY 14905 US
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(607) 735-1728