The Office of Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) oversees and evaluates all aspects of the University of Utah’s animal care and use program. In compliance with the University of Utah and Animal Welfare Act, the Chair of the IACUC will accept materials from anyone regarding the performance of this institution regarding the care and use of animals. The University of Utah is registered with both USDA and PHS. In addition, the University of Utah Animal Care and Use Programs and Facilities are accredited by AAALAC International, an independent company for laboratory accreditation.
The University of Utah is committed to responsible and ethical research and follow rigorous guidelines to meet the highest standards of animal welfare. Visit the University's animal research website to learn more about the life-saving treatments and technolgies made possible by animal research.