Export Compliance Overview

Export regulations are U.S. federal laws that prohibit or place government requirements on certain activities for national security reasons. The U.S. export control regulations apply to Baylor University and it's faculty, staff, and students. The institution is required to comply with the regulations. Compliance is grounded in the university's policy:

What types of activities can trigger government requirements?
  • Research programs with data access restrictions or publication restrictions
  • Hiring foreign national researchers
  • Visiting scholars
  • External collaborations
  • International travel
  • International shipments
  • Sharing technical data or simply giving access to technical information - even with in the U.S.
  • Providing technical assistance - even with in the U.S.
What types of items are covered by the regulations?
  • Tangible commodities
  • Technical data or information
  • Software
Who do they apply to?
  • U.S. Citizen or National
  • U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident ("Green Card")
  • Anyone physically located in the U.S. - including temporary visitors or workers.
  • Entities incorporated in the U.S.