Explore University of Michigan Hillel

University of Michigan Hillel is unparalleled in terms of its size, diversity and quality of programming. Our Hillel supports 45+ independent student groups, spanning the full breadth of Jewish life. Each group provides opportunities for students to become involved as leaders, driving the programming and decision-making forward for their group and community. Students build leadership, engagement, and community-organizing skills through our Hillel that benefit them in their roles on campus, in finding employment, and in life long after they graduate.

Undergraduate Enrollment

5,000 Jewish Students (15.4%*)
32,448 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

1,500 Jewish Students (8.1%*)
18,530 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, Certificate
  • Study Abroad in Israel University sponsored program, University approved programs, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow Yes
  • JLIC Educator Yes
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Kosher Dining

Students can access kosher food in South Quad Dining on their meal plan at no extra charge. Meals are served Sunday through Friday lunch at South Quad. Kosher dinners are also available at Hillel at a cost from Monday to Thursday. Come join us at Hillel for free Shabbat dinners and Saturday meals. Holiday meals are served at Hillel, with discounted prices available for students on the university meal plan.

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

Religious Services

U-M Hillel creates a pluralistic religious experience for students with a variety of service options including weekday Orthodox services and 3 student-led service options on Friday nights including Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox. Text based classes are offered throughout the week and Jewish holidays are celebrated throughout the academic year.

Frequency: Daily

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 23%
  • U.S. Region Midwest
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $16,404
  • Tuition Out-of-State $55,002
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 44% / 8%
  • Greek Life Yes

Related Scholarships

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

University of Michigan

Erna B. Rosenfeld Scholarship

This scholarship was created to encourage study of the manifestations, character, and consequences or anti-Jewish hostility. Indiana University Bloomington graduate students must be pursuing research/study of antisemitism. Undergraduates who are Jewish Studies majors, certificate students, Jewish Studies minor and Hebrew minor may apply.

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1429 Hill Street
Ann Arbor MI 48104 US
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734-769-0500
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