At CUNY, we are committed to maintaining an open teaching and research environment that supports the global benefit of our academic and research endeavors. At the same time, we remain equally committed to complying with export control regulations pertaining to the conduct of our research and the dissemination of its products. The information provided on this site details the regulatory requirements related to export control issues in research and sponsored projects and University policies and procedures for meeting these requirements.


A memo from the Vice Chancellor for Research Gillian Small regarding CUNY’s Export Control Policy.

Export Overview

A summary of how export control regulations affect research activities, international collaborations and export-related transactions at CUNY is available here.


Procedures outlining how CUNY implements core processes of its export compliance program are here.

These procedures are intended to inform CUNY’s research and sponsored projects community and all affected administrative personnel on how to manage export controlled transactions.

Preliminary Evaluation Form


Some of the most commonly raised issues pertaining to export control is available here.

I-129 Guidance

A guidance regarding compliance with I-129 (petition for a non-immigrant worker) requirements.

I-129 Questionnaire

International Travel Briefing

CUNY Export Control Administrators

The Export Control Administrators serve as the first point of contact for CUNY faculty, staff and students who may become involved in export controlled transactions. Contact information of the current Export Control Administrator for each College is available here.


A glossary of the most commonly used export controlled related acronyms is available here.

Please print this page out for your reference as you review the export control Overview and Procedures.