IACUC Resources & Regulations

These resources are helpful in preparing protocol applications and learning more about use of animals in research and teaching activities.

Public Health Service Policy

Please carefully review the Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals OLAW Frequently Asked Questions. The most commonly asked questions that are answered on OLAW’s FAQ site are:

  1. Does the IACUC have to review proposed animal research activities at the time of grant award if the animal research activities will not be conducted until year 4 or 5 of a grant?
  2. Is the IACUC required to review the grant application?
  3. May the IACUC administratively extend approval of a project that has expired?