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Coronavirus Information

Our office in the Marshall Building is now open!  You can reach The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies, Monday–Friday 8am-4pm, by phone at 520-626-5758 or by emailing either or Jackie Schmidt at  You may reach Martha Castleberry by phone at 520-626-5765 or by emailing  You may reach all faculty members by their email addresses posted on this website. Thank you!

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Information For Students

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The University of Arizona 2020 - 2021 Academic Calendar
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Majoring in Judaic Studies

Minoring in Judaic Studies

Enrolling in Courses
Knowing how and when to register for courses, as well as knowing about your registration eligibility can become overwhelming. To make course enrollment easier, we have provided a link to help guide you through the registration process.

Internship Opportunities
Internship, Practicum, and Independent Study courses are available with approval from the Judaic Studies undergraduate advisor. Students should contact the Academic Advisor, Professor David Graizbord, with a proposal.

Honors College
The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies is fortunate to be able to work with The University of Arizona Honors College in order to contract select JUS courses for honors credit. For more information on contracting specific JUS courses, please see your course instructor. For general information on the UA Honors College, please click the above link.

Undergraduate Advising
The Judaic Studies undergraduate advisor is Professor David Graizbord. Professor Graizbord would be happy to advise you on the Judaic Studies major/minor, to assist you in planning your course schedule or to just give you information regarding the Judaic Studies program.

(SALT) Center
Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques (SALT) Center is nationally recognized and locally grounded in the best practices for students with learning and attention challenges. The SALT Center's team is made up of experienced and eager professionals who are ready to assist you as you begin your journey of achievement at The University of Arizona.

Study Abroad in Israel
The "Arizona in Israel" study abroad program offered by The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies is a "hands-on" introduction to a dynamic modern society deeply rooted in an ancient culture, situated in one of the world's most important historical crossroads.

Departmental Scholarships
The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies offers several scholarship opportunities. Applicants must be full time Judaic Studies students at The University of Arizona and in good academic standing.

Scholarships offered through The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
In addition to department scholarships, there are also scholarship opportunities made available through The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences.

UA Hillel Foundation
Looking to get involved on campus? The Hillel Foundation facilitates the development of a vibrant, diverse, meaningful, and empowered Jewish community at The University of Arizona. They are conveniently located on the corner of Mountain and 2nd, across from the Student Union Memorial Center in the middle of campus.

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