Explore University of Arizona Hillel Foundation

The Hillel Foundation facilitates the development of a vibrant, diverse, meaningful, and empowered Jewish community at the University of Arizona. Undergraduate or graduate student, whether your interest is in Israel, community service, athletics, religion or a wide variety of other topics, UA Hillel has something for you. 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 (9.4%*)
37,241 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

500 Jewish Students (4.6%*)
10,943 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus No
  • 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

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

UA Hillel holds student-led reform and conservative services plus an alternative option every other Friday night, followed by a free Shabbat dinner.

Frequency: Bi-monthly

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 85%
  • U.S. Region Western
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $10,990
  • Tuition Out-of-State $33,739
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 47% / 4%
  • 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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Contact Information

1245 East 2nd Street
Tucson AZ 85719 US
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520-624-6561
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