Explore University of Arizona Hillel Foundation

We are here to help YOU facilitate the development of a vibrant, diverse, meaningful, and empowered Jewish community at the University of Arizona. Undergraduate or graduate student, UArizona Hillel has something for you. From student-driven programs and initiatives... to arts-and-crafts, to Israeli culture and travel, to fun trips with your peers, to diverse learning fellowships (with stipends!), to professional and leadership development, to Torah and Talmud study, to actually meaningful high holy days, to hikes, and MUCH more...drop in once, visit us at a table on the Mall, come to Shabbat, propose a program, check our our micro-communities/affinity groups, come learn with us, or just stop by for our free kosher snacks and Nespresso coffee. We are conveniently located on the corner of Mountain and 2nd, across from the Student Union Memorial Center in the middle of campus. Our building offers several lounges where you will always find students meeting, hanging out or studying.

Undergraduate Enrollment

3,500 Jewish Students (9.0%*)
39,113 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

500 Jewish Students (4.7%*)
10,727 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

Hillel offers Shabbat dinners bi-weekly which are generally meat meals. In addition, Hillel offers Erev Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur break the fast, and the first Passover seder meals in addition to lunches during Passover weekdays.

Options: University meal plan-no extra cost;Meals available on shabbat/holidays only;Kosher food available nearby

Religious Services

UArizona Hillel holds Friday night services every week followed by a full Shabbat dinner. We also offer shabbat meals to go and will occasionally have shabbat morning services. Our post-denominational student-led services are full of joy and welcome all students, regardless of denomination, experience, or belief.

Frequency: Contact this hillel

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 85%
  • U.S. Region Western
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $11,525
  • Tuition Out-of-State $37,827
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 49% / 5%
  • Greek Life Yes

Related Scholarships

Check out some of the scholarships available for University of Arizona Jewish undergraduate students.

University of Arizona

John Likins Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must have graduated from a Tucson area high school and be accepted to The University of Arizona (students are encouraged to apply for this scholarship as soon as they are officially admitted to The University of Arizona).

University of Arizona

Jack & Irene Sarver Scholarship

The Jack and Irene Sarver Scholarship provides funding for tuition at The University of Arizona to help Judaic Studies majors and minors achieve their educational goals. Applicants must be full time Judaic Studies students at The University of Arizona and in good academic standing.

University of Arizona

Florence Kaiserman Scholarship

The Florence Kaiserman Memorial Scholarship is primarily intended to assist Judaic Studies students wishing to enroll in an accredited study program in Israel. In some cases, it may also be used by Judaic Studies majors for tuition at The University of Arizona.

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1245 East 2nd Street
Tucson AZ 85719 US
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