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Animal Care and Use

Animal Care and Use

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides high quality care and promotes the health and well-being of animals used in research and teaching while ensuring the training and safety of our faculty, staff, and students. 

The following campus units share the responsibility for the care and welfare of animals used in research and teaching:

Animal Care and Use Policies

Training Opportunities

Standards and Procedures

Campus Regulatory Compliance

The University of Illinois is registered as a research facility in accordance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal Welfare Act (Public Law 89-544) and the Public Health Service Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. The U of I holds the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) of the National Institutes of Health assurance for vertebrate animals used in research, teaching, and outreach on the Urbana campus and other university facilities.

In accordance with the Public Health Service Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, the U of I works with the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) of the National Institutes of Health to assure the welfare of animals used in research and teaching. The U of I is accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC).

USDA Registration number: 33-R-0029
NIH Animal Assurance number: A3118-01 (expiration 6/30/17)
AAALAC: #00766: Accredited Campus-wide since 2001

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Report Suspected Mistreatment of Animals on Campus

 

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