Explore University of Delaware Hillel

The Kristol Center for Jewish Life at University of Delaware is the focal point of Jewish student community on campus. With 2250 Jewish students on campus 13% of the undergraduate population -- our Hillel works hard to pave the way for students to have meaningful Jewish experiences. There are many Registered Student Organizations and initiatives affiliated with Hillel at UD, and we offer students the opportunity to travel on Alternative Break and Birthright Israel trips twice a year.

Undergraduate Enrollment

2,350 Jewish Students (13.0%*)
18,135 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

500 Jewish Students (12.1%*)
4,130 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 Yes
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Minor
  • Study Abroad in Israel University approved programs, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow No
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Kosher Dining

Fall of 2015 the University opened a brand new dining hall with Kosher meat and dairy stations. It is OU supervised and is part of a larger dining hall.

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

Religious Services

We have both Conservative and Reform services. Depending on the week, we may also offer an alternative option such as a discussion or meditation.

Frequency: Contact this hillel

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 71%
  • U.S. Region Mid-Atlantic
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $14,040
  • Tuition Out-of-State $37,680
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 68% / 6%
  • Greek Life Yes

Trips & Experiences

Birthright Israel

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Yetta and Frank Chaiken Center for Jewish Studies

The Yetta and Frank Chaiken Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Delaware is pleased to offer awards of up to $400 per academic year to support research and conference attendance in any area of Jewish Studies. All faculty and graduate students at the University of Delaware are eligible.

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