Contact the Export Control Manager

Hollie Noia Manager, Research Compliance & Integrity (314)-747-1378 or Mailing Address Export Control MSC 1054-87-1600 Washington University 1 Brookings Drive St. Louis, MO 63130 Street Address Washington University 1234 Kingshighway Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63110

Glossary of Export Control Terms

NOTE: Current definitions and additional terms not listed here can be found in the EAR 15 CFR 772.1 or in the ITAR 22 CFR 120​. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) – The Bureau of Industry and Security is the branch of the United States Commerce Department responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Export […]

Export Controls Presentations

​Presentations and training sessions are available upon request and can be tailored to any group. To schedule a presentation or training session, please contact the Export Control Manager at The Bureau of Industry and Security (Department of Commerce) offers educational materials covering the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) at their BIS Online Training Room​. Export Control Presentations Download […]

Sponsor Foreign Scholars and Visitors

The transfer of controlled information to a foreign national within the United States is considered to be an export to the home country of that foreign national under both the EAR and the ITAR. This is called a “deemed export.” The deemed export of controlled technology or information may be prohibited without a license, depending on the […]

Prepare for International Travel

Are there restrictions on where I can go? Are there restriction on what can I take? Personal Electronic Devices Are there restrictions​ on who I can transact with?​ What other resources are available for university related overseas travel? Are there restrictions on where I can go? Travel to comprehensively embargoed countries (Iran, Syria, Cuba, North Korea) requires a […]

Know What is Excluded from Export Controls

Both the ITAR and the EAR recognize a number of important exemptions and exclusions to the Export Control Laws. Of particular relevance to the Washington University community are the Fundamental Research Exclusion (FRE), the Public Domain Exclusion, and the Educational Information Exclusion. Fundamental Research Exclusion Information from “fundamental research” is excluded from export control laws. […]

Spot Red Flags

Activities which involve the following “red flags” may be subject to export controls: 1. Contractual restrictions that destroy the Fundamental Research Exclusion​​: restrictions on the university’s right to publish or disseminate project results or information limitations on participation or access by non-U.S. Persons sponsor has prior approval rights over publication content (review is acceptable) 2. […]

Technology Control Plans

Download the Washington University Technology Control Plan Template (DOC). What is a Technology Control Plan (TCP)? In cases where it has been determined that items, information, or technology are exports controlled under the ITAR or the EAR and no exemptions or exclusions are available, the Export Control Manager will assist the Principle Investigator (PI) to […]