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Animal Use Protocol Review

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is responsible for the review and approval of all animal care and use associated with Saginaw Valley State University or conducted by its faculty, staff, or students. The IACUC has the authority to suspend activities involving animals if the activities are not in compliance with federal regulations, deviate from the approved protocol, or occur in the absence of an approved protocol. Suspensions of activity will be promptly reported to the funding agency and appropriate regulatory agencies. 

Requirements for Invertebrate Studies

The Saginaw Valley State University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) does not require Principal Investigators to submit an animal use protocol for studies conducted on invertebrates.

Policy Procedure

A. Basic Principles
B. Animal Use Protocol (AUP) Application
C. Review of New Protocols and Triennial Resubmissions
D. Review of Annual Renewals and Amendments
E. Suspension of AUP Activity
F. Recordkeeping