Explore Hillel at University of Nebraska, Lincoln JSA

UNL Hillel is the center of Jewish life on campus at UNL. We currently have around 50 affiliated members from many different backgrounds and from all over the country. We host Shabbat dinners and events for every Jewish holiday. For example, we host Passover Seders, Hanukkah latke trucks, Yom Kippur break-the-fast dinners, Purim and Yom Haatzmaut parties, and much more. We also provide the necessary resources for members to celebrate the holidays such as free menorahs for Hanukkah and transportation to the nearby synagogues for high holidays. We have a Kosher kitchen on campus, and Kosher for Passover food provided during the Passover holiday. Reach out to learn more about being a Jewish Husker!

Undergraduate Enrollment

50 Jewish Students (0.2%*)
20,478 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

25 Jewish Students (0.5%*)
4,912 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Hillel Rabbi/Senior Jewish Educator No
  • Kosher Food Available Yes
  • Birthright Israel Participation No
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Major
  • Study Abroad in Israel University sponsored program
  • Israel Fellow No
  • JLIC Educator No
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff No

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Religious Services

Religious services are available nearby.

Frequency: Unknown

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 78%
  • U.S. Region Plains
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $9,366
  • Tuition Out-of-State $25,806
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 25% / 8%
  • Greek Life Yes

Related Scholarships

Check out some of the scholarships available for University of Nebraska, Lincoln Jewish undergraduate students.

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Bennett G. Hornstein Endowment Fund

Provides scholarships for aspiring law students at either the University of Nebraska College of Law or Creighton University School of Law. Students must also display a commitment to community service.

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Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center 1505 S Street
Lincoln NE 68588 US
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(402) 472-9561
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