The following resources can help U of I investigators manage foreign influence. Contact Melissa Edwards to add something to this list.

Internal Resources

Campus Administrative Manual

Export Controls FAQs

International Safety & Security

Office for the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation

Sponsored Programs Administration

University Ethics and Compliance Office

Foreign Influence UIUC Massmail

Security Management Office

The Security Management Office (SMO) has been developed to provide the faculty and staff of the University of Illinois the opportunity to secure funding and perform joint operations in the classified domain. The SMO is a full-service operation with the capacity to manage personnel clearances, host classified contracts, and promote collaboration with other cleared facilities.

Hiring International Student & Staff

  • Each department/college is responsible for conducting Restricted Party Screening for all Foreign National employees. Please contact your Department HR to begin the hiring process.
  • International Student and Scholar Services

External Resources

External Websites

Federal Agency Control Lists

Official FAQs

Request Assistance

Export Controls

Our Export Compliance Office can help. Contact Export Compliance Officer Kathy Gentry or Deputy Export Compliance Officer Chyvonne Gibson for assistance with screening, obtaining a license, technology control plans, visitor control plans, and suspected violations.

Kathy Gentry
Export Compliance Officer

Nick Dabbs
Deputy Export Compliance Officer

International Travel

International Safety and Security sets and maintains the standards and protocol for pre-departure training and ongoing safety needs for those participating in international activities with the University on a 24/7 basis. Contact Andrew Collum for help.

Andrew Collum
Associate Director for International Safety and Security

Purchasing Controlled Items

Contact Brad Henson, the Associate Director of Purchasing, for help.

Brad Henson
Director of Purchasing