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Across Campus, Back Patio or Fire Pit, Beit Midrash / Upstairs Study, Conference Room, Front Garden, Game Room, Lobby, Maryland Hillel Dining Hall, Maryland Hillel Parking Lot, Multi-Purpose Room, Upstairs Synagogue

August 21 - August 23

FreshFest is Maryland Hillel’s new student Jewish orientation program. This program is for all new Jewish students to the University of Maryland and takes places right before regular move-in commences in August. Meet other Jewish students, learn how to navigate campus and explore some local highlights concluding with a mega Shabbat dinner at Hillel.

Registration Date:

Registration for FreshFest is open! The registration form is on this page.

Highlights of our Schedule:

  • Move-in morning of Wednesday August 21
  • Activities start afternoon of Wednesday August 21
  • Family BBQ early evening of Wednesday August 21
  • DC Day Thursday August 22
  • Welcome Back Shabbat Dinner Friday August 23