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OMB Control No. 0690-0030
Expiration Date: 07/31/2023

Please tell us about yourself:
1) Are you employed as an Export Control Officer (ECO) or equivalent by your employer?



If no, does your employer retain an ECO or equivalent on staff?



2) How many years of experience do you have working in export controls?





3) Please check the box or boxes below that describe how you developed your knowledge of U.S. export controls (ITAR, EAR) (Check all that apply):







Please tell us about the structure of export compliance at your academic institution:
4) How many others in your institution have direct export control responsibilities?






5) Does the academic institution at which you are employed have an export compliance program (ECP)?




6) Does the academic institution at which you are employed have one or more technology control plans (TCPs) in place?





Please tell us about your employer:
7) How many students (undergraduate and graduate) attend the academic institution at which you are employed?





8) Approximately how many professors/researchers are employed by the university institution at which you are employed?





9) What is the highest academic degree granted/the highest level of study offered by the academic institution at which you are employed?






Please tell us about the students at your institution:
10) What is the approximate percentage of international students at the academic institution at which you are employed?







11) Does the institution at which you are employed conduct restricted party screening (RPS) of international graduate students to assist with compliance with U.S. export controls?





If yes, how is RPS completed?





Who does this screening?






12) Please indicate if any of the international graduate students at your university are citizens of a Country Group E country as listed in the EAR Supp, 2 to Part 740 (i.e., Iran, Sudan, Syria, Cuba or North Korea) or from Russia, China or Venezuela? (Check any that apply below)






Please tell us about your professors and researchers:
13) What is the approximate number of academic professors/researchers at your academic institution at which you are employed that are not U.S. citizens or green card holders?

If your answer to this question is “0” please skip to question 16.
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14) Does your academic institution conduct RPS of international professors/researchers to identify and respond to issues related to compliance with U.S. export control requirements?



If yes, how is this RPS done?





Who does this RPS?







Under what circumstances is RPS completed? (check all that apply)





 
15) Are any of the international professors/researchers at your institution citizens of a Country Group E country as listed in the EAR Supp, 2 to Part 740 (i.e., Iran, Sudan, Syria, Cuba, or North Korea) or from Russia, China or Venezuela? (Check any that apply)






Please tell us about the research done at the academic institution at which you are employed:
16) Does the academic institution at which you are employed have a policy of conducting only “fundamental research”?




17) Does the academic institution at which you are employed engage in proprietary research funded by private sector/corporate entities (i.e., research the results of which is not intended to be publicly released)?




If yes, are any of these foreign entities?




If yes, are they from (check all that apply):




18) Is any of the proprietary research at your academic institution funded by U.S. (or other) Government agencies?




19) If the academic institution at which you are employed engages in funded research that is not fundamental research, which entity is responsible for determining if the results of that research is subject to U.S. export control laws?





20) Do your professors/researchers collaborate with other researchers or organizations overseas?




If yes, how do you ensure their compliance with U.S. export controls?





21) If/when your professors/researchers travel overseas in their professional capacity, where can they go to/how can they get guidance on U.S. export controls for the items they take or for the discussions they hold?






Please tell us about the export control training provided at your institution:
22) Does your academic institution offer export control training to staff and/or faculty members? (Check all that apply)






23) How are the relevant staff and/or faculty members identified to participate in the training? (Check all that apply)







24) How often is export control training provided? (Check all that apply)





25) Who is responsible for providing this training? (Check all that apply)






Please explain in what ways BIS could enhance its outreach and education efforts to assist you and your academic institution:
26) What are your biggest challenges to understanding and implementing export controls at your academic institution? (SELECT ONLY YOUR TOP TWO)











27) From your perspective, how should BIS provide additional guidance, or revise existing guidance and educational materials to address university specific export control issues? (SELECT ONLY YOUR TOP TWO)









28) May BIS follow up with you to clarify any of your answers, if necessary?



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