Welcome to the University of Cincinnati’s Export Controls
Office (ECO). We are dedicated to ensuring compliance throughout the university
by assisting students, faculty, and staff with understanding and adhering to
regulations, while facilitating research and international collaborations.
We are committed to supporting international growth by
proactively assisting the UC community with administrative and informational
guidance with Export Control regulations. These regulations apply to controlled
technology, information, software, and certain activities, to include the
following: collaborations, foreign visitors, international travel,
hand-carrying items, receiving items (donation, temporary, purchasing),
shipping (both importing and exporting), and items in research.
The Export Control regulations expand across the entire
university, not just the research community. These regulations can be complex
and confusing. Our office maintains knowledge of these changes and
provides support to the university community. We provide both in-person and
It is paramount that we comply with the regulations as failure
to do so could result in loss of funding, reputational damage, and more
importantly, personal fines and jail time.