Office of Export Controls and Customs

Welcome to ECU’s Office of Export Controls and Customs. The Office of Export Controls and Customs facilitates ECU’s compliance with U.S. sanctions, export control, and import regulations. The office aims to promote awareness of U.S. sanctions, export and import compliance requirements across the ECU community and facilitates, establishes and maintains core processes and procedures that effectively demonstrate compliance.

ECU’s export controls and customs policy requires that all members of the ECU community, including faculty, staff, students and visiting scholars, comply with U.S. export and import regulations.


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