Any faculty, staff, or student of UWSP who wishes to use animals for
research and/or teaching must obtain approval from the UWSP IACUC
committee and complete the training tutorial below. Animals covered
under IACUC include all live vertebrates such as mammals, birds, fish,
amphibians, and reptiles. All projects must be approved prior to
ordering, housing, or using live animals.
Current Board Members and Chair
Fall renewals are due Friday, October 27th or projects starting after January 2018.
The IACUC committee will meet monthly to review new protocols but all renewal and protocols up for Triennial review will de due during one of three periods annually.
UWSP Animal Care Policy for specifics on animal use at the
When including information about animal care in a protocol form,
investigators can often refer to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)
that were previously created for that particular type of animal. We
currently have SOP's for the following animals: