First Year Students

Slifka Center warmly welcomes the class of 2025!

Adjusting to starting college can be challenging. The Slifka community is here for you! Schedule a coffee date with any of our Student-Facing Staff and check out our First-Year Programs below!

First Year Ambassadors 
Are you a First-Year looking to get involved in Jewish Life at Yale?
Be a First-Year Ambassador and create First Year-specific activities to bring your class together. Open to any Yale undergrads in the class of 2025.
Contact Juli Goodman,, for more information.

Do you want to meet upperclassmen Slifka-ites?
The Hillel Student Board (HSB) affectionately calls them Slifka Slibs, or Slifka Siblings. HSB will expertly match you with an upperclassmen student who they think will be a great fit for you based off a survey.
If you have any questions about the Slibs program, please reach out to Max or Maayan at or