Colorado State University Hillel offers weekly shabbat dinners, holiday celebrations, campus wide events, Birthright trips to Israel, leadership opportunities and more! Our Merage Hillel House has WiFi, Wii + Netflix, study places, and separate meat/dairy kitchens for a delicious kosher meal!
Colorado State University Hillel also offers many ways for students to develop their leadership skills and to engage the campus community. Students from all backgrounds are encouraged to get involved, to impact and shape the Jewish community for each other and their peers. Get in touch to learn more about how to make a Jewish home for students on campus, or check out our internship program.
Merage Hillel House
720 W Laurel Street
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Recent CSU Hillel Blog Posts
- CSU Taglit Birthright: Day Five (5/29/2017) - We began our day with a 4AM wake up call at the Bedouin tent, as we would be hiking up Masada and seeing sunrise from the top shortly. We began our hike up Masada around 5AM, in which was a short 30minute hike up, but was quite beautiful as we reached the top. Once we - Read more...
- CSU Taglit Birthright: Day Four (5/29/2017) - In the morning, after breakfast we drove to pickup our 8 Israeli friends who would join us on the trip. These Israeli’s are youth around the age of 18-21 who are currently serving in the Israel Defense Forces. After meeting the Israeli’s we drove to Baha’i gardens. On our way to Baha’i, we passed a - Read more...
- CSU Taglit Birthright: Day Three (5/24/2017) - Due to it being Shabbat, many businesses around Haifa and across Israel were closed. So because of this we were given the opportunity to sleep in and have a more relaxing day. After eating breakfast, we got together in the hotel lobby for some more icebreakers. We played what we called the name game, in - Read more...
Hillel CSU Student Leadership Team
The Student Leadership Team is the core group of leaders creating a Jewish home on campus, and these students gain valuable Jewish and professional knowledge, skills, and experience. Their involvement is critical in defining Jewish programming and engagement on campus each semester.
Hillary is a junior here at CSU studying Journalism with a minor in Business Administration. We asked Hillary what she was most excited about for Hillel this year: "I'm really excited to cook for Shabbat because nothing gives me more joy than after hours of cooking seeing a room full of people relaxing and laughing over a home cooked meal."
Zack is a senior with a Political Science and Philosophy double major and a minor in English. We asked Zack how Hillel has impacted his life: "Hillel has made me more conscious of inclusivity, brought me close to a lot of great people, and has positively affected my ability to time manage and make sacrifices for others."
Ruthie is a pre-vet equine science major in her senior year here at CSU. We asked Ruthie what her favorite thing is about Hillel: "Hillel is like my home away from home because I know wherever I go I'll meet great people and have fun. And there's always food, which is really great!"
Sadye is a senior journalism major with a minor in ethnic studies. We asked Sadye what her favorite thing is about being a part of Hillel: "I really like being part of Hillel because all of my friends are in Hillel, so events are super fun to go to. I also just love being in the Hillel house, even when we don't have events because there's Netflix and a bunch of food so it's always a good time."
Nevan is a third year environmental policy major. We asked him what his favorite thing is about being a part of Hillel: "My favorite thing about Hillel is working with Hazon to make our Hillel green and sustainable."
Sam is a sophomore studying criminology and philosophy. We asked Sam what he wants to accomplish at Hillel: "I hope to start a tradition at Hillel."
Emma is a sophomore Human Development & Family Studies major. We asked Emma what she likes most about being a part of Hillel: "I get to be myself and help maintain my Jewish identity."
Aliya is a sophomore psychology major. We asked Aliya what Hillel means to her: "Being a part of Hillel lets me hang out with cool Jews and have a community away from home."