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 7 Registered Student Organizations and initiatives affiliated with UD Hillel, and we offer students the opportunity to travel on Alternative Break and Taglit-Birthright Israel trips every year.
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*Percent of population
- Served by Hillel Yes
- Religious Services Available Yes
- Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus Yes
- Kosher Food Available Yes
- Birthright Israel Participation Yes
- Alt Break Participation No
- 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
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
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: Friday night only
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- Private/Public Public
- Acceptance Rate 71%
- U.S. Region Mid-Atlantic
- Commuter/Residential Residential
- Tuition In-State $15,020
- Tuition Out-of-State $36,880
- Out-of-State/Int’l 68% / 6%
- Greek Life Yes
Check out some of the scholarships available for University of Delaware Jewish undergraduate students.
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.
The Hillel College Guide aims to provide you with a snapshot of each local Hillel’s makeup and offerings. We recognize that there may be more information you need in order to better understand the campus reality, particularly around issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. If you would like additional information about a given campus’ offerings or action steps in those areas, please reach out to us at [email protected].