How to Report Concerns about Animal Use in Research, Teaching, or Testing

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Austin that the best possible care be given to ALL animals used for research, teaching, and testing.

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is obligated to investigate concerns regarding the care and treatment of animals used in research, teaching, or testing at The University of Texas at Austin.

Concerns about animal care and use should be reported to any of the following:

Attending Veterinarian
512-232-3487 or

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
512-471-8871 or

University Compliance Services
Report anonymously online:
Phone: English 877-507-7321
Español 800-216-1288

Individual(s) reporting concerns do not have to identify themselves, and the University will protect the privacy of those who report concerns to the maximum extent possible. The concerned, reporting party is protected from discrimination. The policy of the University is to prohibit unlawful retaliation against employees as a consequence of good faith actions in the reporting of, or the participation in an investigation pertaining to, allegations of wrongdoing.

Whistleblower posters should be posted in animal use areas, including satellite facilities. English and Spanish versions can be found on the IACUC Documents, Forms & Materials page.

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