Welcome to University of Florida Hillel
Mazel tov, Class of 2026!
Welcome to the Gator Nation
Allow us to be among the first to wish you a huge "mazel tov" on your acceptance to the University of Florida! Throughout the spring and summer, UF Hillel will be hosting events to help you learn about UF's Jewish student experience and connect new Jewish Gators and their parents to each other.
If you are an incoming Jewish Gator or the parent of an incoming Jewish Gator, please share your contact information and we will make sure you stay up to date on all opportunities for Jewish first-year students.
Summer B Open House
UF Hillel is ready to welcome the class of 2026 the moment you arrive in Gainesville!
Students and parents are invited to drop by during our Move-in Weekend Open Houses
Thursday, June 23 I 11am to 4pm
Friday, June 24 I 11am to 4pm
Saturday, June 25 I Closed
Sunday, June 26 I 11am to 2pm
During Open House you will...
Meet the UF Hillel professional staff
Hear tips and tricks from Jewish upperclassmen
Learn about opportunities to get involved at Hillel and on campus
Connect with other incoming Jewish students and families
Cool off with light refreshments and a clean restroom (!)
Grab FREE Gator gear (t-shirt alert!) for the whole family!
How to find us:
UF Hillel is a large blue and white building located at 2020 W University Ave, across University Ave from the O'Connell Center parking lot.
Parking is available directly behind our building in our private lot. Park in any open space. Additional parking can be found on the side streets, which is lifted to the public after 3pm on weekdays and all weekend.
Schedule doesn't work for you? Email Stefani and schedule a different time to stop by
Register Now for Winter Birthright Israel
Birthright Israel is a free, 10-day trip through which Jewish students explore and connect to the land of Israel with fellow Gators.
December 18-29, 2022
We expect extremely high demand for this trip. Please make sure to register and submit your refundable deposit ASAP to secure a spot.
Richard Solloway Student Fund
Each year, UF Hillel employs students in a number of roles including hospitality, administrative, development, programmatic, and engagement interns. Student employment at UF Hillel is made possible through the generosity of the Richard Solloway Student Fund.