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University of Florida Hillel offers Jewish Gators a diverse range of opportunities to engage in vibrant Jewish life. At a university as large as UF, Hillel provides Jewish students with the community and connection. Each year UF Hillel takes over 500 students to Israel; empowers hundreds of students through fellowships and internships in Jewish learning, community organizing, social justice, Israel, and more; serves thousands of Shabbat and holiday meals; and supports the work of hundreds of student leaders who oversee a full calendar of programming. Through this wide range of offerings, UF Hillel works to ensure every Jewish Gator is inspired to find their own voice and relationship with Judaism. UF Hillel helps students gain the skills and experience to be leaders on campus and help enrich society.

Undergraduate Enrollment

500 Jewish Students (3.1%*)
16,213 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

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

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus Yes
  • Kosher Food Available No
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered No
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor None
  • Study Abroad in Israel Unknown
  • Israel Fellow Yes

Religious Services

UF Hillel supports a pluralistic Jewish community, which includes student-led Reform and Conservative Friday evening services during the academic year. Services are followed by a free communal Shabbat dinner, which provides an opportunity for students to relax, connect, and welcome Shabbat as one community.

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Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate N/A
  • U.S. Region South
  • Commuter/Residential Commuter
  • Tuition In-State $3,640
  • Tuition Out-of-State $12,715
  • Out-of-State/Int’l N/A
  • Greek Life No

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2020 W. University Avenue
Gainesville FL 32603 US
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