Explore Hillel at Grand Valley State University

Hillel at Grand Valley State University is the place to be for Jewish students on campus. Hosting a variety of events ranging from Shabbat dinners to community service projects and social gatherings, our group aims to create a strong and vibrant Jewish presence on campus. Providing numerous travel opportunities, including Taglit-Birthright Israel and alternative break trips, Hillel at GVSU strives to provide an atmosphere to learn, grown and, most importantly, have fun. For more information on Hillel at GVSU, visit www.h-cam.net/gvsu or www.facebook.com/hillelatgvsu.

Undergraduate Enrollment

400 Jewish Students (2.1%*)
19,239 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

100 Jewish Students (3.3%*)
3,027 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 No
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor None
  • Study Abroad in Israel University approved programs, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow No

Religious Services

Hillel at Grand Valley State University holds bi-weekly Shabbat celebrations during the academic year. These celebrations are held both on and off campus. For more information on upcoming events, visit www.h-cam.net/gvsu.

Frequency: Friday night only

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 83%
  • U.S. Region Midwest
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State N/A
  • Tuition Out-of-State N/A
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 11% / 1%
  • Greek Life Yes

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