Explore Hillel at the University of WisconsinThe UW Hillel Foundation provides a home for 5,000 Jewish students attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Hillel is a pluralistic organization supporting all of the Jewish movements as authentic expressions of Jewish Life. UW Hillel is also home to Adamah Cafe providing excellent food and smoothies to students and the community. We also provide catering and kosher foods to the University of Wisconsin - the only kosher restaurant in the area. Hillel engages students, cultivates a Jewish community, develops leaders, complements the classroom, and embodies Jewish values.
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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, Major, Certificate
- Study Abroad in Israel University sponsored program, University approved programs, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
- Israel Fellow No
Hillel runs Adamah Neighborhood Table, a full service cafe inside the UW Hillel. Adamah serves students and the public daily and offer catering for special events, conferences, and celebrations. Additionally, Adamah sells pre-packaged kosher meals at multiple university housing locations.
Options: Hillel meal plan-extra cost
We offer Friday night services (reform and conservative) and dinner every week of the academic year and a monthly Shabbat morning service which is student led.
Frequency: Contact this hillel
Wellness, Inclusion, and Activism
Full service fitness center and rooftop basketball court available to all students.
Additional Campus Information
- Private/Public Public
- Acceptance Rate 54%
- U.S. Region Midwest
- Commuter/Residential Residential
- Tuition In-State $9,644
- Tuition Out-of-State $39,042
- Out-of-State/Int’l 50% / 10%
- Greek Life Yes
Trips & Experiences
Check out some of the scholarships available for University of Wisconsin, Madison Jewish undergraduate students.
The essay used for these awards should be a substantial paper (minimum of ten pages) on a Jewish studies topic.
This award goes to the best senior(s) with a major or certificate in Jewish Studies.
This need-based scholarship is awarded to an outstanding undergraduate major or certificate student to support their continued pursuit of Jewish Studies at UW-Madison.
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