Frequently Asked Questions

This Q &A Section is intended to place some of the content of the Export Compliance Overview in a practical, user-friendly framework. For additional detail on how UChicago implements export controls, please see Export Control Procedures.


1. Exporting Commodities, Technical Data or Software


2. Foreign National Access to EAR- and ITAR-controlled Items and Data


3. Staying within the Fundamental Research Exclusion (FRE) Outside the Laboratory


4. International Travel


5. International Collaborations and Conducting Research Abroad


6. Fabrication and Service Contracts; Spin-off entities


7. Country-Specific Requirements (OFAC)


8. Who Do I Contact for Help?

The Export Control team at exportcontrol@lists.uchicago.edu or contact Julie DeVoe at juliedevoe@uchicago.edu