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The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Policy 206.7 Export Control Compliance reflects the University's commitment to comply with U.S. export control laws and regulations. Prior to collaborating with, visiting, or sharing equipment, technical data, information, etc. with foreign persons in the United States or abroad, personnel must determine whether government authorization is needed for those activities. Additionally, a screening of denied, sanctioned, and restricted parties, also referred to as Denied Party Screening, Prohibited Party Screening, or Restricted Party Screening (RPS), is required by regulators to decrease the risk exposure of the University to prohibited organizations or individuals. Consult with Research Integrity and Compliance for any needed guidance and support. All formal export related communications with regulators such as commodity jurisdiction requests, classification requests, license applications, etc. must be submitted by Research Integrity and Compliance on behalf of the university. Authorizations must be obtained prior to personnel proceeding with potentially restricted activities.

The University of Arkansas Policy 206.7 Section V reflects federal and state regulations requiring that all “University employees and others acting on the University’s behalf are responsible for ensuring that activities are conducted in compliance with U.S. export control laws and regulations.” Furthermore, Section VI states that “Failure to comply with applicable export control laws and regulations may lead to civil and criminal penalties, as well as to disciplinary actions under University policies.”

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When to Consult with the Export Control Officer

Guidance on when to consult with the Export Control Officer.

What are Export Control Activities?

Guidance for what constitutes an export control activity.

Key Export Regulators and Regulations

Information on applicable laws and regulations related to export control and foreign influence.

Export Controlled Items

Definitions and guidance related to export control items.

Training & Resources

Training and other resources related to export control and foreign influence.

International Collaborations

Information on international collaborations related to export controls and foreign influence.

International Travel

Export control resources related to international travel guidelines, best practices, and requirements.

International Shipments

Export control guidance related to international shipments including hand carried items.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about export control and foreign influence.


Visiting Scholars & Delegations

Guidance on requirements for requesting to host a Visiting Scholar or Visiting Delegation

Embargoed and

Sanctioned Countries

Information and guidance on Embargoed and Sanctioned countries.

Let’s Work Together and Comply

The University of Arkansas Fayetteville complies with all U.S. export control laws and regulations. All University related persons who fail to comply with U.S. export control legislation can face serious consequences. Penalties, either willful or “mistaken” (not conscious of the mistake), could include a steep monetary fine and/or imprisonment. It is imperative for the University of Arkansas Fayetteville community to understand their obligations under these regulations and to work with the Export Control Officer prior to entertaining visitors from foreign countries, making international travel plans, hiring foreign nationals, and utilizing equipment and information. Make your best effort to comply and show due diligence in these matters to ensure that you and the University comply with the regulations. Please, contact the University of Arkansas Fayetteville’s Export Control Officer for guidance.

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Mevin Torres

Melvin Torres

Export Control Officer

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