Frequently asked questions
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.
No, the American Friends of Ulster University Inc. is an independent U.S.- based organization, governed by an independent Board of Directors.
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.
The American Friends of Ulster University 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.
For U.S. taxpayers, donations to the American Friends of Ulster University Inc. can be deducted from Federal income taxes as charitable donations. Individual US taxpayers cannot receive deductions for contributions made to organisations outside the US or organisations that do not hold 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, even if they are deemed equivalent of a US 501(c)(3).
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.
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.
Yes, we will forward the information to the appropriate database administrators in the Ulster University.
The Ulster University alumni relations website provides information about purchasing branded merchandise.
If you would like to become a board member please contact the Ulster University Alumni and Supporters office who will give you more information on this.