NEW: The IACUC module of iRIS, an online research administration system, is now available for use.  This system replaces the use of Word document files for the submission of new protocols and associated amendments, annual reports, incident reports, and exemption requests.

To access iRIS, please use the following link:

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iRIS SOPs and Guidance Documents:

Word document protocol submissions will not be accepted after June 16, 2019.

To modify or report on protocols currently approved in Word document format, please use the Word document templates below.  Word document protocols will remain active until they are renewed in iRIS or until the three-year expiration date, whichever occurs first.

Amendment Form
This form is used to modify an approved protocol.

Participant Amendment

To add or delete a participant on a protocol, please complete and submit to IACUC.  

Annual and Final Report Form

Completion of a report is required every year, both for renewal of approved projects (Annual Report) and to complete documentation for a closed/expired protocol (Final Report).

Owner Consent Form

Use this form to document owner consent for animal participation on a protocol.

PI-managed Housing Supplement

Use this form to request approval for use of a PI-managed housing location.


Help for writing IACUC protocol submissions 

Writing Clear Animal Activity Proposals (Pinson 2011)


Sample Participant Training Records


Students in Classes using Live Animals

Students have a right to be informed about hazards they may encounter, and measures to protect themselves while pursuing their education.  There are potential risks associated with animal activities.  For additional information, contact Occupational Health Services.  A summary handout is provided here.


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