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Export Control Laws are a set of federal regulations that restrict the release of certain items, information and software to foreign nationals in the United States and abroad. Those regulations are the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), as well as regulations administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Cornell University is fully committed to compliance with all U.S. Government export control laws and regulations.

Export Compliance is the responsibility of all Cornell University faculty and staff.  All personnel retained by or working at, consulting to, or volunteering for the University must comply with the Cornell University Export Compliance and Management Plan while teaching, conducting research or providing service activities at or on behalf of the University.

Penalties for non-compliance with export control laws are severe and impact both the institution and the researcher. If an export control violation is determined by an investigating agency, an individual may be subject to civil and criminal penalties, and Cornell may be subject to, among other penalties, debarment from government contracts.

The Office of Sponsored Programs, under the direction of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, is responsible for helping the University community understand and comply with export control laws and regulations.  For additional information, tools to assist in determining how the regulations apply to your activity, and contact information for assistance with export control concerns, please visit http://www.oria.cornell.edu/export/ or email exportcontrols@cornell.edu.

For Help, Please Contact

Amie J. Prince
Office of Sponsored Programs
T: 607-255-5337
E: exportcontrols@cornell.edu