Export Compliance

VUMC's Global Support Office provides guidance regarding export compliance, wherein certain activities, items, or information are subject to specific controls and restrictions. Please consult VUMC Export Compliance's website if a project meets any of the following qualifications: 

  • Hosts foreign nationals in lab (students, postdocs, staff, visitors)
  • Involves foreign travel
  • Involves shipping or carrying items internationally
  • Performs field research
  • Accepts any restrictions on research or publications
  • Trains foreign students on research protocols or equipment
  • Has international collaborators 

Export Compliance Review Flow Chart - used to determine whether or not research, shipments, exports, etc. are subject to further control or restrictions

VUMC Export Compliance Policy

Contact the Export Compliance team here