The Export Control Program at Auburn University provides guidance and assistance for faculty, staff, and students on issues related to: (1) Transfers of controlled information, including technical data, to persons and entities outside the United States; (2) Shipment of controlled physical items, such as scientific equipment, that require export licenses from the U.S. to a foreign country; (3) Verbal, written, electronic, and/or visual disclosures of controlled scientific and technical information related to export controlled items to foreign persons in the United States; and 4) Provision of services to or conducting financial transactions with an embargoed or boycotted country, restricted individuals, or entities. The goal of the program is to minimize the risks associated with export controls and maintain an approved export program. Administrative offices involved in the management of the Export Control Program include the Office of Research Security, the Office of Research Compliance, and the Department of Risk Management and Safety.
The Office of Research Compliance (ORC) provides oversight, independently and in conjunction, with the Auburn University Compliance Committees for research and related activities under the authority of the Vice President for Research
The Department of Risk Management and Safety (RMS) provides subject matter experts in all areas of safety, including biological, chemical, radiological, occupational, and general laboratory safety.