Export Controls

Welcome to the Office of Export Controls

The University of Cincinnati is committed to complying with all applicable export control regulations. The mission of the Export Controls office is to ensure compliance throughout the university by providing services to assist faculty, staff, and students with understanding and adhering to regulations, while facilitating research and international collaboration.

The Export Controls office will partner with faculty, staff, and students to deliver efficient solutions that support the academic and research priorities of the university. 

 U.S. Export Control System consists of federal laws and regulations that are set forth in the Arms Export Control Act, that regulate the transfer of commodities, technology, software, source code, information, and services out of the U.S. (Export) or to a foreign person within the U.S. (Deemed Export). The regulations are administered by the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the Department of State Directorate of Trade Controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and the Department of Energy (DOE).

Does My Project/Contract Need Export Control Compliance?

Do Export Controls apply to my work?

Flow Chart - Things to consider in regards to your project


Prior to shipment, the Export Control office needs to know the recipient (see "Know Your Customer" for restricted party screenings) and the item(s) export classification (ECCN/USML).

Export Licensing Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions regarding Export Controls please contact:

Tara Wood
Director, Export Controls

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Export Controls
University Hall, Suite 240
51 Goodman Drive
PO Box 210567
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0567

Tara Wood
Director, Export Controls


What To Do Fact Sheet