Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Policies and Procedures

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.

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)

Animal Resource Facility (ARF) Policies

Animal Use Policies

Animal Occupational Health & Safety (AOH&S) Policies