Explore Hillel Ontario

As an affiliate of the largest Jewish student organization in the world, and now the largest global regional Hillel system, Hillel Ontario works to amplify Jewish campus life across nine universities that have a combined Jewish student population of over 21,000. Hillel engages with, empowers, and inspires the leadership of more Jewish university and college students than all other endeavours on these campuses combined. By promoting Jewish identity through life-changing trips and campus initiatives, cultivating student leadership and embracing religious, and political, diversity in an inclusive environment, students learn to make a meaningful impact on the future of the Jewish people and the world, while they grow intellectually, socially, and spiritually.

This Hillel serves: Fanshawe College London; University of Western Ontario London; Western University; Queen's University; McMaster University; University of Waterloo; Toronto Metropolitan University Toronto; Humber College Toronto; University of Windsor Windsor; Centennial College Toronto; George Brown College Toronto; Ontario Tech University Oshawa; Trent University; Lakehead University; Georgian College; Laurentian University; Nipissing University; University of Guelph-Humber; Brock University; Royal Military College of Canada; Mohawk College; Conestoga College; Wilfrid Laurier University; Seneca College; York University, Glendon Campus; York University; Ontario College of Art and Design; University of Toronto, Scarborough; University of Toronto, Mississauga; University of Toronto, St. George; University of Guelph

Undergraduate Enrollment

550 Jewish Students (1.7%*)
32,000 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

5 Jewish Students (0.1%*)
5,200 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Unknown
  • Hillel Rabbi/Senior Jewish Educator Yes
  • 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 approved programs
  • Israel Fellow No
  • JLIC Educator Yes
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff Yes

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate N/A
  • U.S. Region N/A
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $6,660
  • Tuition Out-of-State $40,700
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 23% / 40%
  • Greek Life Yes

Related Scholarships

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

University of Waterloo

Paul Seligman Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a first year graduate student in Philosophy. Special consideration given to students who have demonstrated excellence in ancient philosophy, Jewish thought, and the philosophy of religion. All newly-admitted first-year graduate students in Philosophy will be eligible for the award.

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].

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