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FGCU Export Control Compliance Policy



Policy Statement
The university community expects all individuals involved in scientific research and scholarly activity to comply with U.S. export control laws.

FGCU will fully comply with U.S. export control laws to ensure, to the extent possible, university instruction and research is conducted openly and without restriction on participation or publication. To this end, FGCU will ensure that, unless unavoidable, information generated during the performance of any university research activities qualifies for the Fundamental Research provisions of applicable export control laws.

The civil and criminal penalties associated with violating export control regulations can be severe, ranging from administrative sanctions including loss of research funding to monetary penalties to imprisonment for individuals.

Visual Compliance
FGCU subscribes to Visual Compliance, a web-based export control management tool to comply with Federal export control laws and regulations that directly affect university research. These laws and regulations include the:

Visual Compliance allows the university to: