Estimated Jewish student population
20 Moore Avenue
It’s about a 7-minute walk from campus.
Hillel Director also has an office on campus, in the Raithby House
DO NOT MISS
Holocaust Education Week, Apple-Picking, Shabbat Dinners, Chicken Soup Hotline, Bi-Weekly Bagel Lunches, Coffee House.
Best Bars on Campus?
- The Brass Taps in the University Centre
Jewish Friends on Campus
AEPi Guelph was founded to serve as an international Jewish Fraternity offering the best college and fraternity experience for Jewish university students www.aepiguelph.com
Delta Pi Guelph
Delta Pi Guelph was established as the Gamma chapter in 2015 and is continuing to grow all the time! www.deltapisorority.org
Campus Offers Exchange Credits!
There are kosher grab and go options available in Creelman (sandwiches, salads etc).
HILLEL HAS WEEKLY BAGEL LUNCHES WHERE WE SERVE KOSHER BAGELS, CREAM CHEESE, LOX, VEGETABLES AND MORE! WEDNESDAYS FROM 12:00-2:00 IN THE UC BASEMENT (ACROSS FROM PETER CLARK HALL)
Best Place to get Matzo Ball Soup?
At Hillel! We’ve just started a chicken soup hotline service!
How Far from Toronto?
Beth Isaiah Synagogue
47 Surrey Street West
Weekly Shabbat services on Saturday mornings at 9:30 followed by a Kiddush and often Friday night services as well as Holiday services.
Chabad of Guelph
81 College Avenue West
Chabad has been active in the Guelph Jewish community for the past number of years and hosts weekly shabbat dinners (other than the weeks that Hillel hosts our Shabbat dinner) and lunches, classes and holiday events and services.
Mental Health Resources
On campus counselling, Student Accessibility services, Student Help and Advocacy Centre, Diversity and Human Rights office (DHR).
How do People Generally Find Compatible Roommates?
People will list kosher on their form and they get put with other kosher students. Otherwise, roommates are generally random unless you know someone and then you can request them.
Which Classes Should I Take?
Our first-year favourites are Music and Pop Culture (MUSC 2150), Human Sexuality (FRHD2100), Nutrition and Society, and Beekeeping!
Hillel Ontario offers various paid internships on a year-to-year basis on each of its campuses. Possible internship opportunities include Operations Interns, Influencer Interns, and Engagement Interns (including Russian-speaking and Israeli engagement opportunities). New internships begin at the start of either the spring or the fall semester, so please check our website throughout the year for application details.