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). Refer to the eProtocol IACUC Information Center for more information regarding eProtocol IACUC.

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 iacuc@austin.utexas.edu.

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eProtocol IACUC Access FormDOC

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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.

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Terrestrial Animal Housing and Support Area ChecklistPDF
Aquatic Animal Housing and Support Area ChecklistPDF
Aseptic Surgery Area ChecklistPDF
Special Facility Area Checklist*PDF
*To be used for areas that include: procedural areas, non-survival surgeries, laboratories, rodent surgeries, whole body irradiation, hazardous agent containment, and behavioral studies.

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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.

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Whistleblower Policy Posting (English Version)PDF
Whistleblower Policy Posting (Spanish Version)PDF

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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.

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Template Language for NIH Vertebrate Animal SectionDOC
Template Language for NIH Vertebrate Animal SectionPDF

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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.

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Animal Facility Resource SummaryDOC
Animal Facility Resource SummaryPDF

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