Responsibilities of the IACUC include oversight of the animal care and use program and its components at Clemson University as described by the agencies and policies outlined below:

All animal activities must be conducted in accordance with the PHS Policy on the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, in accordance with the CU PHS Assurance Number D16-00435 (A3737-01) (expires May 31, 2022) and in accordance with AAALAC International standards (continued full accreditation issued July 11, 2018).

The IACUC reviews proposed activities involving vertebrate animals, ensuring adherence with federally mandated guidelines.  Details for how to submit an Animal Use Protocol (AUP) for review can be found on the How to Submit a Protocol for Review page