AAALAC Accredited

The University of Pittsburgh is an AAALAC-accredited institution.

AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. Learn more by visiting the AAALAC International website

The University of Pittsburgh Animal Care and Use Program is accredited by AAALAC International.  The University initially received accreditation for portions of its Animal Care and Use Program on February 22, 1983.  The University has maintained continuous AAALAC accreditation ever since.  This accreditation demonstrates the University’s commitment to responsible animal care and use.