The University of Arizona

Liaison Toolbox

Export Control

Kay Ellis
Director, Export Control Program
(520) 626-2437

Laura Provencher
Analyst, Export Control Program
(520) 626-5865

Amy Weber
Analyst, Export Control Program

Street Address
1618 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

Mailing Address
PO Box 210409
Tucson, AZ 85721


Memo from Provost Regarding Travel to Iran

The University Export Control Program (UECP) works closely with the University colleges and departments to build a network of communication and cooperation with various export control issues.  The documents listed on this page aid college and department Administrators as Liaisons to achieve export compliance.  

To ensure you are utilizing the most current version please use the form directly from the website and do not store locally to computer.


Forms, Checklists & Procedures

Agreements (i.e., Awards, Non-Disclosure Agreements, etc.)

Export Control Review Checklist for Agreements
Review by the Export Control Program is required prior to the acceptance of any agreement that:

  • contains non-standard export control language;
  • contains publication restrictions (including sponsor approval prior to publishing);
  • contains certain information security requirements, foreign nationals restrictions and approval; 
  • includes the transfer of items, technology, or software outside the U.S.; or
  • indicates the project has a military end-use.

 Export Control Checklist - Subawards

The University Export Control Program is required to review subawards that may result in export controlled technologies, information, or equipment be provided to the subrecipient. This checklist is completed by Sponsored Projects & Contracting Services (SPCS) during the subaward review process.

Should a TCP be required, the Sponsored Projects & Contracting Services (SPCS) will not sign the award documents until the Export Control Program verifies that the TCP protocol is finalized.

 Technology Control Plan (TCP) Template

The purpose of a Technology Control Plan (TCP) is to control the visual, physical, or electronic access by unauthorized non-U.S. persons to certain export controlled information, data, materials, software, and equipment. The TCP template should be completed by the Project Director or Principal Investigator (PI) and approved by the Export Control Program. Before export controlled work can begin, each project member must complete online export control training and receive a TCP briefing from Export Control Program personnel.

International Travel 

International Travel outlines the steps that the traveler and the College/Department/Unit should follow to complete the travel authorization process. 

 TMP License Exception

The Department of Commerce’s Export Administration Regulations (EAR) makes an exception to licensing requirements for the temporary export or re-export of certain items, technology, or software for personal or professional use as long as certain criteria are met. This exception does not apply to items, technology, data, or software regulated by the Department of State’s International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

 BAG License Exception Form

If a Department of Commerce license is required, this form should be used in lieu of a license (applicable for most countries) if the traveler is taking a personal laptop or other equipment that contains University of Arizona project data. This exception is not applicable for anything ITAR controlled (a license from the Department of State would be required). Instructions can be found on the form.

 CCD License Exception Form 

License exception CCD authorizes the export or reexport of commodities and software controlled under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to Cuba or Sudan under specific conditions.  Only certain commodities and software are authorized as detailed on the form. 


Purchasing and Export Control provides guidance for processing purchases in accordance with U.S. export regulations.

 ITAR Vendor Certification WITH Registration Template

 ITAR Vendor Certification WITHOUT Registration Template


Technology Control Plan Audit Questionnaire
This is an exemption from the Department of State, only available to institutions of higher learning, for the export of ITAR controlled technical data to foreign persons who are their bona fide and full time regular employees if certain criteria are met (some countries are excluded).

 Export Control HR Checklist - Departments
This form is used by department personnel prior to the hiring of new employees and hosting of Designated Campus Colleagues (DCCs) to indicate participation of non-U.S. persons on research projects controlled by a TCP. Export Control Program review may be necessary to determine if export authorization is required prior to a non-U.S. person commencing work.