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 or contact Aaron DeLee at