The American Friends

....of Ulster University Inc.

FAQ


What is the American Friends of Ulster University Inc.?

The American Friends of Ulster University Inc. was established in 1999 by supporters of Ulster University. Its mission is to support higher education in Northern Ireland and the USA, with a particular interest in supporting the work of Ulster University.

The American Friends of Ulster University Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and donations made to it are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. It is governed by an independent board of directors.


Is the American Friends of Ulster University Inc. part of Ulster University?

No, the American Friends of the University of Ulster Inc. is an independent U.S.- based organization, governed by an independent Board of Directors.


Who are Chapel and York?

Chapel and York provide administrative and technical support for the American Friends including:

Chapel and York will continue to provide this service for the next year. This role will be reviewed on a yearly basis.


Can anyone belong to the American Friends of Ulster University Inc.?

The American Friends of the University of Ulster Inc. is not a membership organization. It is an information resource for alumni of Ulster University and for anyone interested in what is going on there. Through its website, this information is available to everyone.


Why should someone donate to the American Friends of Ulster University Inc. rather than directly to Ulster University?

For U.S. taxpayers, donations to the American Friends of Ulster University Inc. can be deducted from Federal income taxes as charitable donations. Donations to recipients outside the U.S. which are not recognized as tax-exempt organizations cannot be deducted.


What will the American Friends of Ulster University Inc. do to help people who are interested in applying to study at Ulster University?

The American Friends of Ulster University Inc.'s website provides links to Ulster University web pages which offer full and up-to-date details about admissions procedures. That is the extent of the American Friends of Ulster University Inc.'s involvement with the admissions process.


Does the American Friends of Ulster University Inc. do anything outside Boston?

The American Friends of Ulster University Inc. work closely with a network of alumni volunteers located across the U.S. who have expressed interest in organizing local events and activities in their own communities. We welcome your ideas and participation - suggest an event and we'll help you organize it.


If I give new address details to the American Friends of Ulster University Inc., will they automatically go to Ulster University?

Yes, we will forward the information to the appropriate database administrators in the Ulster University.


How can I purchase Ulster University merchandise?

The Ulster University alumni relations website provides information about purchasing branded merchandise.


How can I become a Board Member?

If you would like to become a board member please contact Debbie Caulfield who will give you more information on this.