Documents, Materials, and Forms
Are you looking for protocol documents? The IACUC uses eProtocol IACUC for the online submission, review, and tracking of animal utilization proposals (AUP, or protocol) and Animal Use Registration Forms (AURFs). For more information regarding eProtocol IACUC, please refer to the eProtocol IACUC Information Center.
- eProtocol IACUC Access Form
Access to eProtocol IACUC (and the AALAS Learning Library training modules) is restricted to current faculty, staff, and students. If you have a UT EID and are unable to log on to eProtocol IACUC, you and your sponsoring Principal Investigator must complete the eProtocol IACUC Access Form. Return completed form(s) to the Office of Research Support and Compliance via email to email@example.com.
Title Type eProtocol IACUC Access Form DOC
- Laboratory Self-Evaluation Checklists
Semi-annually (twice a year, usually in April and October), the IACUC conducts facility evaluations of all areas where animals are housed or used for experiments. These “Laboratory Self-Evaluation Checklists” are tools to help laboratories prepare for semi-annual evaluations.
Title Type Terrestrial Animal Housing and Support Area Checklist Aquatic Animal Housing and Support Area Checklist Aseptic Surgery Area Checklist Special Facility Area Checklist* *To be used for areas that include: procedural areas, non-survival surgeries, laboratories, rodent surgeries, whole body irradiation, hazardous agent containment, and behavioral studies.
- Whistleblower Policy Posting
The IACUC is obligated to investigate concerns regarding the care and treatment of animals used in research, teaching, or test at the university. Concerns about animal care and use should be reported to the Attending Veterinarian, the IACUC, or University Compliance Services. The names and phone number of these contact points should be posted in animal facilities and laboratories.
Title Type Whistleblower Policy Posting (English Version) Whistleblower Policy Posting (Spanish Version)
- Template Language for NIH Vertebrate Animal Section (VAS)
This document was created to assist investigators at The University of Texas at Austin who house animals in the Animal Resources Center with the writing of the Vertebrate Animal Section of an NIH grant proposal.
Title Type Template Language for NIH Vertebrate Animal Section DOC Template Language for NIH Vertebrate Animal Section
- Animal Facility Resource Summary
This document was created to assist investigators at The University of Texas at Austin that need to list institutional resources available to support vertebrate animal research in grant proposals or funding support applications.
Title Type Animal Facility Resource Summary DOC Animal Facility Resource Summary