The University of Arizona

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Program

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IACUC Contacts & Links

March 16, 2020: Until further notice, the IACUC Office is conducting all business remotely. Additionally, the IACUC Office is currently short-staffed and receiving an unusually high number of incoming requests. We ask you allow additional time for protocol and amendment submissions and appreciate your patience as we experience delays in our response and review times.

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Mailing Address
PO Box 210409
Tucson, AZ 85719

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Welcome to the University of Arizona Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Program

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) oversees the University of Arizona’s animal care and use program and is responsible for reviewing and approving all activities utilizing vertebrate animals for research, teaching and testing, ensuring compliance with federal animal welfare regulations, inspecting animal facilities and investigator laboratories, investigating animal concerns, and overseeing training and educational programs.  

  • PHS Animal Welfare Assurance Number: D16-00159 (A3248-01), Effective August 8, 2019, Expires August 31, 2023
  • USDA Animal Research Facility Registration Number: 86-R-0003, Expires August 24, 2022
  • AAALACi Number (accredited since 1969): 000163, Continuing Full Accreditation (effective March 4, 2020)

Animal care and use program description: University Animal Care provides information that can be used in grant proposals that require a description of the animal care and use program.

The information contained in this site is intended as a reference for University of Arizona personnel. Information obtained through this site should not be relied upon as professional veterinary advice. The University disclaims any and all warranties or representations. Use of this information in any method, mode, or manner is solely at the user’s risk, and the University assumes no liability for such use.