Who We Are

Vanderbilt Hillel is the center of Jewish life at Vanderbilt, serving the religious, social, and educational needs of the undergraduate and graduate Jewish student communities. Vanderbilt Hillel prides itself in offering Jewish college students different ways to express their Jewishness through creative holiday programs and cultural events. Students are empowered to take responsibility for their Jewish identity.

Move-In Shabbat








Welcome Vanderbilt Class of 2021

We’d love to connect with you – click here to fill out an information form so that we can be in touch. Don’t forget to friend us on Facebook and stay up-to-date with our events and programs.

Welcome Week 2017 Activities (Click Here)

Move-In Shabbat, Friday August 18th 5:30pm

Family Bagel Brunch, Sunday August 20th 9:00am

Welcome Back Pizza Party, Wednesday August 23rd 6:00pm

Welcome Back Shabbat, Friday August 25th 5:30pm

FYSH Sundaes on Commons, Monday August 28th 7:00pm

DFI BBQ Fest, Sunday August 3rd 6:00pm

Big FYSH/Little FYSH Mixer, Tuesday September 5th 8:00pm

Are you new to Hillel? Click here to connect with us and a staff member will be in touch!

“The people I’ve met at Hillel are so warm and kind and I know are there for me always. I feel like I’ve found a family at Vanderbilt through Vanderbilt Hillel.”


- Dara Kotek, Class of 2018

Are you in the Class of 2021? Connect with us on Facebook!

Read all about what’s happening at Hillel in our Dore L’Dore Newsletter!

Vanderbilt Hillel Celebrates

Ben Schulman’s 100th Birthday

Vanderbilt Hillel has impacted so many people since the building was opened in 2002. Please take a look at our tribute video to hear first hand the impact on students, alumni, and members of our community.

Vanderbilt Hillel is a beneficiary of the Jewish Federation of Nashville and  Middle Tennessee.