Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

IACUC Policies

Creighton University's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Policies describe the organization and activities of the committee, as well as regulations applying to personnel using animals in teaching or research.

ARF Policies

Animal Resource Facility Policies were developed to govern the daily operations of the University's Animal Resource Facility.

Animal Use Policies



These Polices and Procedures were developed by the IACUC based upon requirements set forth by the following:

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) under statutory law (Title 7, Section 2131 of the United States Code [7 USC 2131]) and regulations (Title 9 of the Code of Federal Regulations [9 CFR 2.31 et seq.]) 
  • Public Health Service (PHS) under statutory law [42 USC 289d], the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (PHS Policy), and the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (Guide)

Confidential Research Hotline (402-280-3200)

Research Personnel are expected to report any known or suspected noncompliant conduct related to research or sponsored program activities conducted and/or approved through Creighton University. The confidential Research Compliance Hotline (402-280-3200) is available for any individual who wishes to remain anonymous and/or has found other available reporting mechanisms to be ineffective. Research Personnel may also address their research compliance-related questions or concerns to Director of Research Compliance at 402-280-2511.

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