IACUC Policies and Procedures

The following policies and procedures ensure that research and teaching activities involving vertebrate animals conducted at Georgia Tech comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Georgia Tech IACUC Policies and ProceduresThis document details GT policies and procedures involving use of vertebrate animals, including Principal Investigator eligibility requirements, protocol review, required training, post-approval monitoring, and more.  The major policies and procedures sections are separated in the outline below for quick access:


These guidance documents also set out IACUC policies in the following specific areas:


These guidance documents set out PRL Policies in the following specific areas:

  • Procurement of Vertebrate AnimalsGT has a centralized procedure for procuring vertebrate animals for research and teaching activities. No purchases should be made until a protocol receives IACUC approval. 
  • PRL Animal Care & Services PolicyThis guidance document explains how charges are allowed and allocated to sponsored projects.