Documents, Materials, and Forms
eProtocol IACUC allows for the online submission, review, routing, and tracking of animal utilization proposals (AUP or protocol) and Animal Use Registration Forms (AURFs). For more information regarding eProtocol IACUC, please refer to the eProtocol IACUC Information Center.
Protocol Closure Report (PCR)
When all work on related to an AURF is complete or when an AURF has been renewed via third-year resubmission, this form must be used to request that an AURF be retired. Email the completed PCR to IACUC@austin.utexas.edu.
Laboratory Self-Evaluation Checklists
Semi-annually (twice a year, usually in April and October), the IACUC conducts facility evaluations of all areas where animals are housed or used for experiments. These "Laboratory Self-Evaluation Checklists" are tools to help laboratories prepare for semi-annual evaluations.
Special Facility Area Checklist. To be used for areas that include:
- Procedural areas
- Non-survival surgeries
- Rodent surgeries
- Whole body irradiation
- Hazardous agent containment
- Behavioral studies
Whistleblower Policy Posting (English) (Spanish)
The IACUC is obligated to investigate concerns regarding the care and treatment of animals used in research, teaching, or test at the university. Concerns about animal care and use should be reported to the Attending Veterinarian, the IACUC, or University Compliance Services. The names and phone number of these contact points should be posted in animal facilities and laboratories.
Template Language for NIH Vertebrate Animal Section (VAS)
This document was created to assist investigators at The University of Texas at Austin who house animals in the Animal Resources Center with the writing of the Vertebrate Animal Section of an NIH grant proposal.
Animal Facility Resource Summary
This document was created to assist investigators at The University of Texas at Austin that need to list institutional resources available to support vertebrate animal research in grant proposals or funding support applications.