Whether you're the parent of a current or prospective student, we know you're concerned about your student’s well-being while they're at university.

Hillel at Miami University provides a warm and caring “home away from home” for all our students. Below you'll find a few opportunities to help you connect with Hillel to enhance your son or daughter’s Jewish experience at Miami.


Interested in Miami University?

Your student wants to find the best fit when deciding which schools to apply to or where to accept their admittance. We'll put you in touch with a student, staff member, or university personnel who can answer your questions, arrange for an overnight stay, or take time to visit with you when you're on campus.

Let us know if your student is...

  • Thinking about applying to Miami University

  • Interested in visiting campus and would like to stay with a current student

  • Curious about the campus culture or Jewish life

  • Passionate about a particular subject area or have special interests

Nosh Boxes and Survival Kits

Our Nosh Boxes/Survival Kits are a fun way to help you stay in touch with your son or daughter whether you live across town or across the country. We will deliver the Nosh Boxes/Survival Kits to help make your student feel a bit closer to home. Order now and your good wishes will be taken care of automatically throughout the year.

Winter Finals Survival Kit
Get your student ready to do battle during winter finals with a Survival Kit that comes loaded with high energy snack bars, dried fruit, gourmet instant cocoa, a stress ball, and other sweet and savory goodies.

Winter Warm Up Nosh Box
Help chase the winter blahs away! We’ll pack up some hot beverage mixes, and sweet and salty snacks to make the cold Oxford days a bit easier to take.

Purim Nosh Box
In the tradition of Shalach Manot we’ll bring a smile to your student’s face with a Nosh Box that celebrates the holiday of Purim. In addition to the traditional Hamantaschen we’ll include sweets, salty snacks and dried fruits. They’ll even find a mask in the box to add to the festivities.

Passover Nosh Box
Your students won’t be a slave to the holiday as we’ll provide a box of matzah, Kosher for Passover chocolates, macaroons and other delectable snacks.

Spring Finals Survival Kit
Get your student ready to blossom during spring finals with a Survival Kit that comes loaded with high energy snack bars, dried fruit, water bottle and other sweet and savory goodies.

Just Because Nosh Box
Surprise your son or daughter with a care package from home. We’ll load it up with sweet and savory treats guaranteed to satisfy their cravings.

Birthday Nosh Box
Say “Happy Birthday” by surprising your student with a birthday cake to share with friends and a balloon for their special day. You can even wish them a happy “Un-birthday” or “half-birthday” if their special day falls outside the academic calendar.

Have a sick student? We Deliver Soup, too!

Have some delicious, homemade Matzah Ball Soup delivered to your son or daughter! Soup is delivered frozen (for safety reasons) ready to be re-heated.

Basic Matzah Ball Soup Package (Free)
One container of soup delivered to student, who is under the weather, with your get-well wishes.

Deluxe Matzah Ball Soup Package
Two containers of Matzah Ball Soup, PLUS: tissues, cough drops, hand sanitizer and a beverage.

PLEASE NOTE: Orders must be received by 1:00 PM, Monday - Friday for delivery that day. We are unable to deliver on the weekends.

Support Hillel

While we receive generous support from Jewish organizations, the majority of our annual fundraising—necessary for providing the programs and services that are vital to our vibrant campus community—comes from donations from parents, alumni, and friends.