From this site, you can get help to comply with federal regulations and mandates for the humane use and care of animals for biomedical research and teaching.

Learn about the role of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and the related ancillary roles of the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) and Environmental Health & Radiation Safety Dept (EHRS) including our West campus facility (ONPRC) at OHSU.

View the list of requirements and responsibilities for principal investigators including training, Occupational Health, and gaining access to animal facilities. Understand how to use the eIACUC system to submit animal research protocols. Get support for different parts of eIACUC with our list of How-to Helpsheets and Standardized Procedures. 

Learn more about the steps and length of the review process, so you can be sure to get your protocols approved on time. See a list of IACUC meeting dates. See a list of links to sites related to US mandates and regulatory guidelines applied to research using animals. Make sure you are using the right browser for your operating system when using eIACUC.

Questions?  Contact the IACUC staff.

Central and Waterfront Campus (CWC): call (503) 494-8408 or
West Campus (WC):
call (503) 466-3800 or

Reporting animal welfare concerns

Anyone with a concern related to animal welfare at OHSU may use the Integrity Hotline to report an issue.This will not jeopardize your employment and concerns can be reported confidentially and anonymously.

Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Care International  Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare

IACUC Policies

Electronic IACUC LOGIN

How-to Helpsheets

Standardized Procedures

AALAS Learning Library

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