Explore Saluki Hillel at Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Saluki Hillel is a place for Jewish students to meet other Jewish students; participate in weekly Shabbat celebrations, holiday dinners and services, and social events; and simply to find a Jewish home on campus.

Saluki Hillel is dedicated to enhancing the Jewish campus life of Undergraduate and Graduate students. Our core values are: Community, Spirituality, Leadership, and Tzedakah.

Undergraduate Enrollment

175 Jewish Students (2.1%*)
8,401 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

25 Jewish Students (0.8%*)
3,228 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 Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow No

Religious Services

Saluki Hillel hosts Shabbat Kiddush in the SIU Student Center on Friday nights. Additional services are available on Friday nights, some Saturday mornings, and all holidays at Temple Beth Jacob (904 N. Norwest Dr. Carbondale).

Frequency: Friday night only

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 67%
  • U.S. Region Midwest
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $15,104
  • Tuition Out-of-State $15,104
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 18% / 3%
  • Greek Life Yes

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Contact Information

Department of History, Mailcode 4519 Southern Illinois University
Carbondale IL 62901 US
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(224) 321-4284
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