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Animal Care & Use
The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is a body of faculty and staff who review animal research proposals to ensure they adhere to ethical standards and federal regulations for the protection of animal subjects.
Training for the ethical use of animals in research must be completed prior to new submissions and is required of all protocol personnel. This training is offered online by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) at no cost to you. Training must be completed every three years while studies are active.
Please use the registration manual below to select the correct Laboratory Animal Welfare course and species specific electives.
Reporting Animal Welfare Concerns
IACUC Office: (916) 278-5674
CSUS Whistleblower Hotline: (800) 952-5665
6000 J Street
Library 2520 (MS 6093)
Sacramento, CA 95819
Occupational Health & Safety Program (OHSP)
All animal personnel must read the OHSP Packet and complete a Risk Assessment and Medical Evaluation prior to working with animals.
Each animal facility must have a Health Care Services Facility Poster posted in the lab and a Zoonotic Disease Poster posted outside of the lab.