Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Welcome to the West Texas A&M University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) website. The IACUC is charged with the protection of animal subjects used in research at the University by complying with regulations specified by the Animal Welfare Act, 7 U.S.C. 2131-2159; 9CFR 2.22,2.80, and 37102(g) and operating under the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, as well as with other ethical and professional standards. In this website you will find step-by-step instructions for submitting an animal subjects research proposal, forms for proposal packets, policies and procedures, training information, and information on federal regulations.

  1. Getting Started!

    Find suggestions on how to get started and what resources you will need.

  2. Training

    Find information and links to required animal subjects research training courses.

  3. Submitting Proposal for IACUC Review

    Step-by-step instructions on submitting a complete animal subjects research proposal.

  4. Resources

    The resource toolbox contains regulations, reports, documents, and website links important to animal subjects research.

  5. IACUC Committee Members

    View a list of the current West Texas A&M University IACUC committee members.

  6. Forms

    Forms needed for animal subjects research.

  7. FAQ

    Answers to frequently asked questions. COMING SOON.