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Fact Sheet

The Fact Sheet provides information that is often required in the grant submission process.

Type of Institution:

Private, nonprofit, tax-exempt under Section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS Code. The date of Incorporation: Founded in 1877 and chartered in 1957.

Service Area:

The variety of the University's programs attract a diverse student body from the urban and general metropolitan area of Hartford, CT and from about three-fourths of the states of the United States, and more than 62 countries.


The University of Hartford is accredited by the Board of Higher Education of the State of Connecticut, and by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, which accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states.

Board of Regents

Board of Regents PDF

Primary Signatories:

  • Frederick Sweitzer, Interim Provost
  • Arosha Jayawickrema, Vice President of Finance and Administration
Legal Name:

University of Hartford

University Address:

University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-1545

OSP Address:

University of Hartford
Office of Sponsored Programs (113 Auerbach Hall)
200 Bloomfield Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117-1545

OSP contact information:

  • 860-768-5938 - Peter Lisi. Director 
  • 860-768-5939 - Christina Lapierre, Assistant Director
  • 860-768-5940 - Toni Guilford, Program Administrator

For Corporation and Foundation Relations, please contact Keeley Patrick 860-768-2441, Interim Corporate and Foundation Relations Associate


Hartford Country

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SIC Code:

8221 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

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Indirect Rate (aka, F&A or Facilities and Administration, or overhead rate) 

Private Funders

The indirect rate for private funding (corporate/foundations) is 10%. However, this rate can increase or decrease according to funder's guidelines.

Public Funders

Valid to 6/30/2017 and monthly thereafter until a new negotiated rate has been established. For funding from public sources, the indirect rate is 43.00% of direct salaries and wages, including vacation, holiday, sick pay and other paid absences, but excluding all other fringe benefits.

Cognizant Federal Audit Agency:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (for indirect cost rate)

POC: Michael Stanco, 212-264-0920

Fiscal Year

July 1 - June 30

Fringe rates (as of March 03, 2017):

35.26% for full time faculty and staff

8.81% for staff and faculty summer work, part-time staff (excluding adjuncts) and research assistants

7.65% for students during the summer when they are not enrolled, or when a school break exceeds five weeks. Students are ONLY exempt from FICA during the school year. Students may be exempt if they are enrolled during the school break period.

External Auditor:

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP


Supplemental Salary Compensation Policy


Whistleblower Policy