Explore Goucher College Hillel

Goucher Hillel aims to help students access the deep array of Jewish wisdom and ultimately weave their own voices into lifes most meaningful and timeless conversations. Through Goucher Hillel, students find:

  • Shabbat and holiday celebrations, including High Holiday services and Passover meals
  • Ways to actively pursue social justice, Jewish learning and spiritual growth
  • Dynamic connections with Jewish culture, the Jewish people, and Israel
  • Opportunities to grow as leaders, through student board and internships
  • A full-service kosher dining hall-part of Gouchers meal plan
  • A link to events and resources in the wider Baltimore Jewish community and around the globe

Goucher Hillel's full-time professionals are always available for counseling as well as just to catch up. Please stop by the Goucher Hillel lounge, located in Stimson Hall, or drop us a line at (410) 337-6545 or [email protected].

Undergraduate Enrollment

180 Jewish Students (15.4%*)
1,171 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

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

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Hillel Rabbi/Senior Jewish Educator Yes
  • Kosher Food Available Yes
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Study Abroad in Israel University approved programs, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow No
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Kosher Dining

The Nosh serves kosher food that is meat and pareve, at no extra cost and to all students, in the Mary Fisher Dining Hall. Hillel offers a free kosher Shabbat dinner option every Friday.

Options: University meal plan-no extra cost

Religious Services

Goucher holds weekly Kabbalat Shabbat services and dinner, and monthly Shabbatonim with a visiting Rabbinic Intern.

Frequency: Contact this hillel

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 81%
  • U.S. Region Mid-Atlantic
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $48,000
  • Tuition Out-of-State $48,000
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 57% / 2%
  • Greek Life No

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Goucher College 1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore MD 21204 US
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