What is export control?  Export control iis the set of U.S. laws that regulate the distribution to foreign nationals and foreign countries of strategically important technology, services and information for reasons of foreign policy and national security.  Since some grant activities include exports, the Office of Research & Sponsored Projects provides you with links to relevant information about export control and how they affect academic research.

If you have questions about Export Control, please contact the TAMIU Empowered Official, Dr. John Kilburn , KL326, 956-326-3221.


Governance Documents

TAMU Export Control Policy

TAMIU Export Control Policy

TAMIU Export Control Manual



Federal Resources

U.S. Export Control System



Export Administration Regulation (EAR) – Bureau of Industry and Security



The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) – U.S. Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls



The United States Munitions List (USML) – U.S. Government Publishing Office



U.S. Department of the Treasury - Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) – Sanctions Programs and Information



Commerce Control List (CCL)


Additional Resources

FBI Counterintelligence - Safeguarding Secrets and Keeping Safe Resources:

Higher Education and National Security: The Targeting of Sensitive, Proprietary, and Classified Information on Campuses of Higher Education

Safety Tips for U.S. Students Traveling Abroad

Safety Tips for U.S. Business Traveling Abroad

The Traveler's Guide to Cybersecurity - Syracuse University

Risk and Mitigations of Visitors