Supports the research enterprise through submission, negotiation, and administration of externally sponsored programs and confirms compliance with institutional and sponsor regulations.
Amendments to a Protocol
IACUC Online Protocols Portal
Initiating a New Animal Use Protocol
Protocol Instructions and Procedures
Protocol Review Process
Timetable for Protocol Approval
Animal Care Policies
Animal Ordering and Billing
Animal Care Standards and Procedures
Compliance and Safety FAQs
Forms, Checklists, & Templates
Report an Animal Welfare Concern
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign provides high-quality care and promotes the health and well-being of animals used in research and teaching while ensuring the training and safety of our faculty, staff, and students. The following campus units share the responsibility for the care and welfare of animals used in research and teaching:
IACUC provides oversight and ensures compliance by inspecting animal care research facilities, recommending improvements, reviewing complaints, and more.
ACP-LAB (formerly DAR) ensures high-quality lab animal care and assists with animal procurement, facility access, pharmaceutical needs, and more.
ACP-AG (formerly AACUP) ensures the health and wellbeing of agricultural animals used in research and teaching through trainings, technical assistance, and more.
OHS helps protect the safety of individuals by organizing mandatory training programs for all working with or exposed to research and teaching animals.