Frequently Asked Questions

This Q &A Section addresses some of the most commonly raised issues pertaining to export control. Please note that it is intended to place 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. Travel abroad


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?

Disrael Sanchez-Rodriguez, J.D., Export Control Compliance Manager at (773) 702-8601 or dsanchezr@uchicago.edu.