Based on the answers provided, certain UTMB employees are required to take the Annual Import and Export Compliance Training Course. Likely candidates for the training are including but not limited to researchers, faculty, graduate students, or persons who ship or receive materials from overseas.
Purpose of this Course
The intent of this course is to provide guidance to faculty members and researchers, in the application of import and export regulations and to increase due diligence by the administrative level of UTMB.
The purpose of this course is to increase awareness of U.S. import and export regulations and provide guidance to UTMB faculty members and researchers in their application, while increasing due diligence at the administrative and research levels.
Goals of this Course
Reasons for this Course
Who Must Comply With Federal Export/Import Rules:
Any UTMB researcher and staff member who:
Each employee is responsible for his/her behavior, and, as such, will be held accountable for any conduct which violates federal and state law or regulations, or UTMB policy. This training provides the framework within which all employees are expected to operate.
Approximate time to complete this course is 1 hour. The modules will include brief definitions and explanations of the export and import rules and policies of UTMB, key governmental agencies, and penalties for violations. The modules are broken into 3 categories: Import Compliance, Export Compliance, and Obtaining a Material Transfer Agreement for transferring research materials outside of UTMB and the US. A quiz shall follow each module, and a final test will be given at the end of the program.
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Office of Technology Transfer
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555
Regulatory Information Links
If you have questions or concerns about the applicability of export control regulations to a particular situation, or about any of the information presented on this page, contact:
Frances Streeter, JD
Legal Officer & Export