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Washington State University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) ensures that all vertebrate animals involved in teaching or research at Washington State University receive ethical and humane care and treatment.

News & events

March 2018 Updates

Updated Policy #20: Personnel Approval for Animal Protocols

The updated and approved Policy #20 will become effective as of May 4, 2018. Please contact the Animal Welfare Program with any questions.

Updated Policy #1: Adequate Animal Care in Study Areas and Satellite Animal Housing Locations

The modifications to Policy #1 will become effective as of July 1, 2018 for new protocols, 3-year renewals and amendments requesting approval of new satellite housing locations. Please contact the Animal Welfare Program with any questions.

 

February 2018 Updates

New protocols and 3-year resubmissions must be submitted on the new online forms starting February 1, 2018.

IACUC Office will not accept new protocols or 3-year resubmissions on the old ASAF format (PDF). All amendments and annual renewals can continue to use the old PDF forms until the 3-year resubmission is due (see the Decision Tree here for details).

 

IACUC Working Group for Policy #20: Personnel Approval for Animal Protocols

Working group meeting to discuss changes to Policy #20 which are mandated by regulatory requirements is being organized. The details are below.

Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Time: 9-10 am presentation; 10-11 am discussion and questions

Please contact IACUC office for more information at iacuc@wsu.edu or (509) 335-5353/7951

 

 

Non-Animal Emergencies

Please call 911

Animal Emergencies

Please call the Office of the Campus Vet:

Pullman: 509-330-1871

Spokane: 509-592-6884

Compliance Hotline

If you suspect that a research program is not treating animals in compliance with ethical, humane standards, immediately call or email the compliance hotline:

509-335-1289

or.hotline@wsu.edu