CITI Online Training
UAB subscribes to CITI training modules for export control online training. These trainings help to assist faculty, staff and students understand the concepts of export controls for varying business activities. For questions, please email us at exportcontrol@uab.edu.

CITI Export Control modules-based instruction ranges from the required modules (Introductory course and general overview) to multiple elective and optional modules. The current modules are listed below:

Required Modules
Introduction to Export Compliance (ID 16800)
U. S. Export Controls - General Overview (ID 14270)

Elective Modules
Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (ID 14268)
The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (ID 14271) -
The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) (ID 14272)

Optional Modules
Export Compliance and Distance Education (ID 16811) -
Export Compliance When Using Technology in Research (ID 16804) -
Export Compliance for Researchers: Part I (ID 16801)
Export Compliance for Researchers: Part II (ID 16802)
Export Compliance for Research Administrators (ID 16803)
Export Compliance and Biosafety (ID 16805) 23-Jun-2021
Export Compliance for Operational Departments (ID 16806)
Export Compliance for International Shipping (ID 16807)
Export Compliance and Purchasing (ID 16808)
Export Compliance and International and Foreign Waters (ID 16809)
Export Compliance and Collaborations (ID 16810)
Export Compliance and United States Sanctions Programs (ID 16812)


CITI Online Training Registration and Completion Instructions:
Direct instructions on how to access the CITI Export Control training course modules can be found below. Upon completion of the course, your training activity is logged by the CITI module and registered on the UAB CITI Program account.

  1. Go to https://www.citiprogram.org/ to the “Register” link on the top right-hand side of the webpage. You will register as a member, because UAB is an affiliated institution with the CITI Program. Access The University of Alabama at Birmingham Courses by first typing "University of Alabama, Birmingham (SSO)". Then, select "Continue to SSO Login/Instructions." or “Continue to Create Your CITI Username/Password”, if you are registering for the first time.
  2. Go to the “My Learner Tools for University of Alabama, Birmingham” to “View Courses” and to “Add a Course.”
  3. When you are adding a course, you will see a section entitled “Select Curriculum – University of Alabama, Birmingham.”
  4. Scroll down this section to “Course Enrollment Questions” and answer the questions. For the purposes of enrolling in this specific course, all your answers should be either “no” or “not at this time” until Question 4.
  5. Question 4 is “Please make your selection below to receive the CITI US Export Control Compliance course”. Click the radio button in front of the CITI Export Controls and it will take you to the course.
  6. Once you are in the CITI Export Controls course, you can complete the modules: Introduction to Export Compliance (CITI ID 16800).
  7. You may also complete additional Export Control modules within the CITI training platform.

Please note that the details of CITI Program training registration processes are maintained by CITI personnel. The exact language may change as well as the numbering of Questions to be selected. Please select the Question number that relates to the Export Control course modules.

In-Person Training
Our Export Control staff can provide a brief overview of Export Controls to individuals or groups interested in obtaining an introduction to the basics of export control. To schedule a presentation of this session at your next departmental or college meeting, please contact exportcontrol@uab.edu or at (205) 996-2735.

Research Matters Articles – “Export Controls In a Nutshell Series”
Issue 1 - November 2, 2022
Issue 2 - December 2, 2022
Issue 3 - January 6, 2023
Issue 4 - February 10, 2023
Issue 5 - March 5, 2023