Freshmen Resources

Michigan Hillel’s staff and student leaders are here to be a resource for all freshmen and their families. We hope the links below will help you navigate through this new adventure and we welcome you to reach out to us with any additional questions you may have.

Get in Touch with Us Directly
Student inquiry form
Parent inquiry form
– “Michigan Hillel Parents” closed Facebook group
Stacy Carroll, Director of Advancement | Cell: 312-848-1791
Tilly Shames, Executive Director | Cell: 734-478-3195

Connect with any of our Staff Team here!

University of Michigan Resources
Maize & Blueprint: University’s Guide to Living, Learning & Working Together Safely
UM Virtual Resources & Virtual Tour Video
Interactive Campus Map
Campus Centers & Resources
Jody Gore, a partner to our Hillel within UM Admissions

Housing Info Received as of 4/1/21
Up to date Move-In information (scroll to New Resident Move-In) & Housing information
Hotels in/near Ann Arbor
Parents Weekend 2021 Information

Kosher Food on Campus
Kosher dining in South Quad

MDining representative info: “Kosher dining is be available at the South Quad Blue Cafe and students and/or guests may use their meal plan, Blue Bucks, or Dining Dollars (no credit cards) to obtain a Kosher meal from the South Quad Blue Cafe.

Hillel Programmatic Info
FreshConnect is our “choose your own adventure” for getting plugged into the Jewish community on campus through 4 freshmen-focused programs. Fill out the form to be in the know about upcoming program registration info/dates, like for our annual First-Year Students Retreat (which we anticipate hosting at Hillel again this year pending the University’s approval).
40+ student-led groups to get involved with
Shabbat with Hillel
Kosher food at the Hillel Café

Hillel Virtual Visits
We will be hosting Virtual Meet & Greets this year, several times throughout the summer. We are in the midst of planning for those now in terms of dates. If you miss your region’s Virtual Meet & Greets, no worries, it will be recorded and/or you can schedule a personal Zoom Chat too by filling out either of the inquiry forms listed at the top of this page.