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Animal Care and Use Program

University Policies

SectionDocument TitleRevision Date
3-44    Oversight of Controlled Substances in Research12/15/2016 
13-5Animals on Campus4/4/2018
13-6Animal Handler Health and Safety Program3/1/2017
13-7Adoption of Research Animals11/1/2020
5-10Vivaria Access Policy 8/24/2020

IACUC Policies

Document TitleRevision Date
CMU-P-002-03Food and Water Restriction and Manipulation in Research Animals and Guidelines for Weight Loss and Gain IACUC Administrative Policy 9/21/2017
CMU-P-003-02Training for Research and Animal Care Personnel 3/8/2021
CMU-P-004-03Submission and Exemptions of an Animal Protocol Form11/16/2017
CMU-P-005-01Animal Acquisition, Transfer and Tracking 8/11/2016
CMU-P-028-01IACUC Policy on Euthanasia 9/16/2021
CMU-P-0010-01Principle of Care in Animal Pain and Distress Management1/18/2012
CMU-P-0011-01Administrative Handling and Veterinary Verification and Review of Animal Care and Use Amendments7/7/2016
CMU-P-0012-02CMU Rodent Housing8/31/2019
CMU-P-0014-01Blood Collection11/19/2015
CMU-P-0015-01Rodent Genotyping11/20/2015
CMU-P-0016-01Minimum Standards for Housing Aquatic Species12/9/2015
CMU-P-0017-01Animal Transportation1/16/2020
CMU-P-0018-01Minimal Required PPE for Animal Care and Use12/9/2015
CMU P-0019-01Reporting Unexpected Adverse Events4/21/2016
CMU-P-0020-01Guidelines for Rodent Survival Surgery and Post Op12/31/2013
CMU-P-0021-01IACUC Policy on Standard Operating Procedures for Animal Care and Use6/4/2020
CMU-P-0022-01Anesthesia Vaporizer Maintenance1/18/2018
CMU-P-0023-01Maintenance of Blades Used for Euthanasia6/16/2022
CMU-P-0024-01Animal Monitoring and Documentation6/16/2022
CMU-P-0025-01Continuing Review4/30/2018
CMU-P-0026-01Environmental Enrichment, Social and Behavioral Management11/5/2019
CMU-P-0027-01Physical Restraint and Prolonged Restraint10/17/2019