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Office of International Education Approval Required

Approval by the Director of the Office of International Education is required on all travel authorizations with foreign business destinations. 

Foreign Travel Warnings

Employees traveling abroad should be aware of safety conditions in other countries.

International Travel Document Decision Matrix

A table for determining whether travel plans must be submitted to the University Office of International Programs and the Office of Risk Management, and whether signed consent is required by the traveler.

U.S. Department of State Current Travel Warnings

A listing of countries the U.S. State Department considers dangerous or unstable, or where the U.S. Government's ability to assist American citizens is constrained due to the closure of an embassy or consulate or because of a drawdown of its staff.

Export Control Regulations

Export control laws may require international travelers to obtain a license or document a license exception under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) prior to taking equipment, electronics or technical data that are controlled overseas.

Purdue Statement on Export Control Regulations

A resource intended to raise awareness of the law, identify situations where Export Administrative Regulations (EAR) and International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR) may apply to research projects and results, and to provide assistance to faculty and administrators.

Export Control Travel Matrix Application

A flowchart intended to assist University employees traveling internationally with considerations toward US Export Control regulations.

Resources and News

information regarding federal export control regulations and enforcement

Answers to questions may be found on the Office of the Vice President for Research website on the 'Export' page. Travelers may also contact with any questions prior to international travel.

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