The Office of Animal Care and Use (OACU) oversees the University’s use of animals in scientific investigation and instruction, manages the compliance activities of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and administers the research support functions of University Research Animal Resources (URAR).
Announcements and News
9/24/2018: UPDATED POLICIES ALERT: The IACUC has recently approved changes to the following policies: Transport, Food and Fluid Regulation, Preservation of Animals Affected by a Disastrous Event
9/4/2018: NEW GUIDELINES ALERT — The IACUC has recently approved the Acclimation Guidelines which provide useful information regarding the utilization of animals following transport. This document is available for your review in the Guidelines section of this web page.
8/10/2018: Training courses required for AUP approval should now be found and completed within the Professional Education Portal (PEP). For assistance regarding the use of PEP, please contact Edu Okpok at 706-542-0715, or via email at PEP@uga.edu.
5/9/2018: NEW POLICY ALERT — The IACUC has recently approved the Housing Locations Policy which specifies important information regarding appropriate animal housing locations. The policy is available for your review in the Policies section of this web page.