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.

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UF Hillel Cares

UF Hillel works hard to support students and their families, especially when students are ill through our care package program which includes free matzo ball soup.


Student Employment:
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.

Join UF Hillel and commit to combat hate.
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