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, at exportcontrolhelp@mit.edu, by phone at 617-253-2762 (Janet), or visit in person at NE18-901.