Explore Syracuse Hillel

Syracuse Hillel is committed to adding value to the university experience for Jewish students. We are also an integral part of the fabric of the University. We collaborate with all areas of the University both academic and through student life to create a dynamic, diverse, creative and welcoming community. Our Hillel is the center of Jewish life on the Syracuse University campus. Visit www.syracusehillel.org for more information.

This Hillel serves: Syracuse University; SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Undergraduate Enrollment

2,500 Jewish Students (16.6%*)
15,071 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

500 Jewish Students (6.9%*)
7,277 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
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Minor, Major
  • Study Abroad in Israel University sponsored program, University approved programs, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow Yes
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Kosher Dining

Full meat kitchen meals provided daily at Shaw Hall. Holidays and special events are served at the Winnick Hillel Center for Jewish Life.

Options: University meal plan-no extra cost

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 44%
  • U.S. Region Northeast
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $61,310
  • Tuition Out-of-State $61,310
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 69% / 13%
  • Greek Life Yes

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A student holds a lulav and etrog in a sukkah.

Trips & Experiences

Birthright Israel

Syracuse University



FreshFest is the largest pre-orientation program at Syracuse University, part of Syracuse Welcome. Students that sign up for FreshFest will have access to: Early Move-in: participants move in to their residence halls on Monday before […]

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Syracuse University

Isaiah and Rosalind Wolfson Scholarship Fund

This fund functions primarily as a needs-based fund to help underwrite some of the expenses related to a planned group trip to Israel.

Syracuse University

Central NY Israel Experience Program

Students must be current high school students and have completed at least the 10th grade of a Jewish education program or expect to complete it by this spring. This can be done through the Federation-supported Epstein High School of Jewish Studies or the equivalent.

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Contact Information

102 Walnut Place
Syracuse NY 13210 US
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(315) 422-5082
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