International Shipping

Office

Inquiry Type

Contact

Email

Export Control

  • Export control laws
  • Identifying Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCN)

Janet Johnston

Exportcontrolhelp@mit.edu

Environmental Health Safety (EHS)

  • Packing and shipping chemicals, biologicals, hazardous, or radioactive material
  • Packing and shipping dry ice

EHS Office

environment@mit.edu

Shipping

  • Picking up and dropping off packages
  • Schedule B
  • Harmonized Codes
  • Shipping documentation

Sue Bolster

mailsvc@mit.edu

VP for Finance (VPF)

eShipGlobal

eShipGlobal Help

eship@mit.edu

Insurance

Insurance for international shipments over $15,000

Sarah Brown

se_brown@mit.edu

What to Know

  • Every international shipment is an export and is subject to US export control law.
  • US law restricts the shipment of some materials to certain individuals, institutions, and countries.
  • It is illegal to ship an item to a party if you suspect that the item will be transferred to a prohibited party.

Before You Ship

Shipping Instructions

Tips for easy and successful shipping

Need help?

Contact MIT Export Control Officer, Janet C. Johnston, or the Compliance Administrator, Nicole Levidow, by email at exportcontrolhelp@mit.edu, by phone at 617-253-2762 (Janet), 617-253-0460 (Nicole) , or visit us in person at NE18-901.