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:

Initial Submission

Additional Review Requirements

Ongoing Submission

Submission Forms

Required Training

Guidance Materials

Institutional Certifications

Occupational Health & Safety

Federal Regulations

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