Export Control Training


Online Training

UF subscribes to CITI training modules for export control online training. These trainings help to assist faculty, staff and students understand the concepts of export controls for varying business activities.

It is recommended that researchers take the following courses:

  • Introduction to Export Compliance (ID 16800)
  • Export Compliance for Researchers: Part I (ID 16801)
  • Export Compliance for Researchers: Part II (ID 16802)

It is recommended that research administrators and staff take the following courses:

  • Introduction to Export Compliance (ID 16800)
  • Export Compliance for Research Administrators (ID 16803)
  • Export Compliance and United States Sanctions Programs (ID 16812)

There are also specific modules for purchasing staff, biosafety, work within international waters and much more.

Export Control Acronyms and Terms List

It is required the training is completed by individuals indicated as project personal on Technology Control Plans on at onset of the project and at annual review.

These are accessed through my.ufl.edu direct instructions on access can be found below. Upon completion of the course, your training is logged by the CITI module and registered Research Integrity.

  1. Login into my.ufl.edu, in the NavBar, click on Main Menu and select “My Self Service”
  2. Click on “Training and Development” and select “CITI Training”
  3. Click “Agree & Continue to CITI”
  4. On the main screen of CITI Training, select “University of Florida Courses”
  5. On the University of Florida Courses screen, select “Add a Course”
  6. On the next window, scroll to question 8: Export Control and check “CITI Export Controls Course.”  There are other questions that are required to answer before you can submit. Please choose “not at this time” for those questions. Select “Submit” which allows you to view the CITI Export Control Course list.
  7. Complete the required courses. Click on the start button next to each of the modules to add them to your course queue. Upon completion of the required EC CITI modules, your completion record will automatically be sent to UFRI, so you do not have to send it to our office. You may want to download/print a copy for your records.
  8. In July of each year, refresher training is required. To access the refresher courses, please refer to the steps below.
    1. Follow steps #1-6 above, however, on step #6, instead of “CITI Export Controls Course”, please check “Export Compliance Refresher Course”.
    2. There are four modules in the refresher course. To satisfy the annual refresher course requirement, please complete Module “Overview (EC Refresher) (ID 19593)”. The remaining modules can be completed at your discretion.

For questions, please contact UFRI at 352-392-9174 or by email at exportcontrol@research.ufl.edu.

In-Person Training

UFRI can provide a brief overview of Export Controls to individuals or groups interested in obtaining an introduction to the basics of export control. To schedule a presentation of this session at your next departmental or college meeting, please contact UFRI at (352) 392-9174.

Alternatively, if your college, department or lab is planning to work on a project that is subject to export controls, UFRI can present this session to the group involved in the project. Please contact UFRI to schedule a session.