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Will you help us continue to grow?!

Towson University is growing exponentially—and so is the number of Jewish students attending and living in the Towson area which has increased 5% over the last three years.

We are fortunate to be able to partner with The Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, in a five-year lease at Towson Commons to accommodate, grow and to provide our students with a warm, welcoming meeting place to learn and socialize.

Giving opportunities


Towson Commons Space


Kitchen Space


Welcome Entrance and Offices


Lounge / recreation Area

Centrally located in downtown Towson, the space is easily accessible by foot from campus and has the added benefit of off-street parking and full-time security. It will provide: a full kitchen, a large multi-purpose room that can accommodate 100+ for meals, services, programs, game tables such as ping-pong and foosball, comfortable workspaces, chairs, and sofas, spaces perfect for studying or hanging out with friends, private offices for learning and Hillel planning meetings and a conference room for large educational seminars or meetings.

Help us reach our matching challenge of up to $50,000 generously established by Becky Brenner and the Ronnie H. and Allie Russel Charitable foundation.

Your investment in us is an investment in our students and alumni as they explore their relationship with Jewish traditions, family, memory, Israel, and community. Many, upon graduation will stay within the Baltimore area and become the next generation of leaders, donors and community members. We can’t do it without you!


At the Towson University Hillel, our goal is to provide a vibrant Jewish Community and an infrastructure that shapes the next generation of Jewish leaders. Through a variety of campus and community based programs, Hillel engages students in ways they feel most comfortable expressing their Judaism, while embarking on their college journey at Towson University. Our mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world.

TU is Maryland’s fastest-growing university for a reason.

We create extraordinary opportunities and outcomes for our students, our community and our region.

# 1000
Best value Maryland public university by “Money Magazine”
Top 1000
Public university by “U.S. News & World Report”
# 1000
National ranking for social mobility by “Washington Monthly”
Top 100 %
Universities worldwide by Center for World University Rankings

A special thanks to our donors that contributed $1K or more!

Recent News

Hillel International Honors Towson University Hillel

At virtual Global Assembly, world’s largest Jewish campus organization recognizes outstanding individuals, outstanding campus Hillel’s
We’re truly humbled to have won this award at the Hillel International Global Assembly for our Homing Shabbat Innovation program (HSI) that brought deep Jewish learning to over 100 students! #higa #hillel #shabbat #HSI #innovation #jewish

If you are interested in this award winning program, our Homing Shabbat Innovation guides can be viewed here:

Get involved at TU Hillel

We are dedicated to offering a wide range of opportunities to help Towson University students continue their Jewish journey into adulthood.


Parents can help strengthen their child’s Jewish pride and connection.  Help contribute by joining Parents Tiger Club and our Leadership Circle.


Check out our Calendar for our virtual and in-person program menu.

Shop TU Hillel

Help support Towson Hillel and show your Towson University Jewish Pride by visiting our store page. We have masks and t-shirts. More coming soon!

Career Opportunities

As a member of the Baltimore Jewish Community we strive to find internship, mentorship and work opportunities for our students. 

Take Away Shabbat

Twice monthly, we will provide a takeaway Shabbat meal. RSVP in advance. Meals will be delivered at the Towson Hillel house and Shabbat services will be followed via zoom. Check our calendar for zoom links to participate. 

Towson Hillel, an agency of The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore, can respond in times of crisis and to whatever comes next, thanks to the funding and financial support it receives from The Associated’s Annual Campaign. Now, more than ever, we need your support to continue meeting the growing and evolving needs in our community. We are here for you. We are Here for Good. Join us: