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Statement on Animal Care and Use at American University

American University adheres to the principle that scientific knowledge developed through animal research helps to improve the understanding of human behavior and pathology. The use of animal models provides a way to gain insight into the etiology and possible treatment of the human condition, alleviating pain and suffering, improving human and animal health and saving countless lives...


Animal Care and Use Forms

* Only the forms linked on these pages will be accepted for review by the IACUC

Please use the forms below for all applications to the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). Forms are in Adobe PDF format, and will require a current version of the reader to save the contents of your forms. Protocols must be approved by the IACUC before animals may be ordered, and before any procedures begin. (All forms updated July 5, 2011.)

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Qustions and forms should be submitted to the Research Compliance Office, 158 Sports Center Annex. - - 202-885-3447.