Welcome to IACUC
The Illinois Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has been established as required by the “Animal Welfare Act” and the Public Health Service Extension Act, "Animals In Research." The function of the IACUC is to provide oversight and assistance in ensuring compliance with all laws, regulations, and policies governing the care and use of research and teaching animals.
What activities require an animal use protocol?
What training do I have to have to use animals?
Where can I get help filling out a protocol?
How does the on-line protocol system work?
Approximate Time Required for Review
|Type of Review
|Pre-review by staff||2 days|
|New protocol review||28 days|
|Renewal protocol review||28 days|
|Significant amendments||26 days|
|Minor amendments||2 days|
|Full committee review||Monthly Meetings|
|Facility Inspections||Every 6 months|
|PI requested Grant verification||3 days|
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