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
- Big Things Happening For CSU’s AEPi Chapter (4/26/2017) - In the past few years, Colorado State’s Jewish Fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi), has made huge strides on campus since they were founded in the spring of 2013. On April 23, 2017, AEPi officially became a recognized chapter, shedding their colony skin. “It has been a long time coming and we never could have done - Read more...
- Hillel’s Successful Second Seder (4/14/2017) - Hillel’s annual Second Night Seder was this past Tuesday, April 11th. It was a very successful evening for Hillel with over 45 people in attendance, which was more than the past three years. Of the 45 people who came, there were a handful of new faces and some parents that attended. “A lot of - Read more...
- 10 Thoughts Every Jew Has During Passover (4/10/2017) - It’s Passover and whether it’s your favorite holiday or not, it’s your chance to try that low-carb diet you’re always talking about. It can be a rough holiday when you can’t eat all of your favorite foods, but you’re not alone. Jews all over the world are probably having the same thoughts you are. 1. - 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."