Here is a sampling of the many programs offered by Hillel:
- Kosher Cookout - Every first and third Tuesday night at 6pm, a large crowd gathers at Hillel for a free meal, amazing friends and other programming
- Havdalah Hikes - Bring in a new week while exploring some of the most scenic places in Santa Barbara.
- Freshman Retreat - Meet your fellow new students on a special retreat focusing
- Grad Student Programming - Look out for grad student wine tasting, trivia nights, Shabbat dinners and more! Grad students always have a special place at Hillel!
- Sports - You never have to worry where you will be getting your exercise with Hillel's indoor intramural soccer team, the Jewlalas!
- "The Senior Prom" - Bringing together senior citizens from local retirement homes, to dance away the night with the college students here at Hillel
- Alternative Spring Break - Spend spring breaks becoming engaged in and performing acts of Tikkun Olam in the US and throughout the world
- Shabbat at Hillel - Gather every Friday night more with more than 150 people for Reform, Conservative or Orthodox services and a delicious, free kosher dinner
- Jewish learning - Interactive and experiential study for all levels—one on one and group classes
- Holidays - Celebrate life, Jewish tradition and culture, all with a college twist: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Chanukah, Purim, Passover, Shavuot, and other holidays throughout the year
- American Students for Israel - Advocate for fair and balanced treatment of Israel on campus and in the classroom
- Taglit-Birthright Israel Trip - Participate on a free, ten-day trip to Israel with other students from Santa Barbara, if you have never been on an organized Israel trip before
- Yom HaAtzmaut - Celebrate Israel's independence on this special day
- Yom HaZikaron - Observe Israel's memorial day
ARTS AND CULTURE
- Open Mic Night - Share your talent with us on special Kosher Cook Outs
- Israeli Dancing - Dance with instruction for beginners and open dancing for intermediate and advanced students
- Film Society - Screen films of Jewish interest. Free popcorn!
- Cafe Ivrit - Learn Hebrew in a casual and fun atmosphere with our Israel Fellow