Resources for Departments - EC

Resources for Departments

What USF Researchers Need to Know

An overview of information that all researchers should know regarding export controls.

What Are the Responsibilities of the PI?

The Principal Investigator has primary compliance responsibility regarding export control laws and regulations.

Deemed Exports

A deemed export is the release of technology or source code subject to the EAR to a foreign national in the U.S. Any such release is "deemed" to be an export to the home country of the foreign national. Learn who it affects and why this is important.

International Travel / Shipments

USF faculty, researchers, and staff frequently travel to foreign countries on behalf of their work at the university. Be aware that some international travel situations may require extra measures. International shipments of items, technology, biological and chemical materials, and software are subject to numerous export and import obligations. University personnel who engage in international shipping are responsible for ensuring compliance with U

Countries: Sanctions, Embargoes, and Boycotts

Countries of Concern, Sanctions and Embargoes: Information on licenses required to ship or transfer "controlled" technology, data, or items to certain countries outside of the U.S. if on the EAR Commerce Control List or the ITAR Munitions List. International Boycotts: U.S. federal regulations prohibit the university or its personnel from agreeing to participate in any international boycott not supported by the U.S. government.

Laptops, GPS, Electronic Devices

Laptops and GPS are covered by the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and, in some cases, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Use this checklist to determine if these devices might trigger U.S. export control regulations. International Travel with Laptops and Other Electronic Devices: It is important to be aware of the potential situations that could be encountered when traveling with electronic data devices.

FAQs - Export Control and Research

Frequently asked questions regarding export control and research.

Higher Education and National Security

FBI documents regarding higher education, national security, the targeting of sensitive, proprietary and classified information, and the counterintelligence threat to academic and scientific travelers.