Current Parents

We welcome you, your family, and your student to the Penn State Hillel Community!

Register below for the October 12 Parents Town Hall!

Should you ever have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call our director of institutional advancement, Stefanie Tapper at 814-826-4246 or email She will be your primary contact over the course of your student’s time at Penn State.

We offer a number of opportunities to connect with students on campus and to help strengthen our community in and outside of State College. Please take a minute to join our Facebook group: Penn State Hillel Parents. We also encourage you to join the Penn State Hillel Parent Circle with a gift of $1,000 as a way of enhancing your student’s Jewish experience on campus. Learn more here: Parent Circle.  In addition to our website, Facebook page and the Parent Circle, please check out the Chicken Soup Hotline that delivers kosher matzah ball soup to sick students, at no cost!

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