Policies

Institutional Handbooks 

Virtual Handbook for Researchers with Animal Subjects: New Investigator Quick Guide The Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) maintains this site to provide the research community and those whose research includes animals with information and important links that will assist them in establishing and maintaining robust research programs.

IACUC Manual (PDF) Maintaining humane animal care in research and teaching is a dynamic endeavor and requires conscientious interpretation of animal welfare regulations. This manual addresses procedures and guidelines useful to researchers at the University. 

IACUC Review and Approval

Safety and Security

Training / Personnel Requirements

Animal Care / Use 

Starting Your Study: Ordering, Acclimation, Breeding, and Rederivation Policies

Planning and Implementing your Study  

Study Endpoints

Use of Pharmacological and Chemical Agents 

Housing

Enrichment

Transport

Equipment 

Compliance / Reporting

Inspections

General