Steps to Submission

To submit a proposal to the West Texas A&M University IACUC complete the proposal packet.  

NOTE: Proposals submitted for review after December 1 will not be reviewed and acted upon by the IACUC until January. Notifications will be sent on January 15.


Step 1 - Complete the appropriate proposal.

Step 2 - Submit the proposal to the IACUC in electronic or hard copy format to:

Academic and Research Environmental Health and Safety (
Kilgore Research Center, Room 184
WTAMU Box 60217
Canyon, TX 79016

Step 3 - IACUC proposals are submitted to the committee on the 1st and 15th of the month with 2 exceptions. Exception 1: No IACUC proposals will be submitted on May 1. Exception 2: No IACUC proposals will be submitted for the month of December. Please allow 10-working days for IACUC review.

Step 4 - Continually check your email INBOX for any IACUC reviewer comments or an approval notice. Once the IACUC approval is granted, data collection may begin.

Step 5 - If the IACUC needs clarification or revisions, the request is handled by email. Revisions can be emailed to the IACUC chair in response.

Step 6 - An approval notice will be emailed to the PI, followed by a formal approval letter from the graduate school.

Step 7 - Amendments to change the approved protocol can be requested at any time. An email request along with any revised documentation should be sent to the IACUC for review.