University of Vermont

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee - IACUC


The Research Protection Office (RPO) will be closing the office for the holiday break on Tuesday, December 23rd at 4:30 and reopening on Monday, January 5th.

RPO staff will be monitoring the RPO main phone line (802-656-5040) for messages during the break. Please leave a message if an urgent matter arises.

Have a Safe Holiday and a Happy New Year!

Vertebrate Animal Research

The University of Vermont (UVM) is committed to the humane care and use of animals in activities related to research, testing and teaching. There are two separate organizational components at UVM designated to ensure appropriate implementation of all aspects of the animal care and use program:

  • IACUC - The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee is UVM's central review body for matters relating to the care, use and treatment of animals in these areas and is located in the Research Protections Office.

  • OACM - The Office of Animal Care Management, with the University Veterinarian as its director, is responsible for the oversight of all animal care and use and for ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations.                

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