IACUC Resources

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) oversees the ethical use of animals for all teaching and research activities at the University of San Diego. The IACUC ensures compliance with animal welfare laws and guidelines for the humane treatment of all animals on campus. This website provides more information to faculty and students of the USD community about animal research on campus.

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  • What is our USDA registration number?
  • What is our OLAW Assurance number?
  • How do I submit a proposal?
  • Do I need IACUC approval?
  • How long does it take to obtain IACUC approval?
  • I am teaching a lab class and want to assign a student research project with animals. Is there a way to bypass or expedite IACUC approval?
  • What kind of training is required?
  • What does the IACUC look for in a proposal?