Thu, Jun 28, 2018

In an effort to foster communication between the Office of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and animal users, periodic notifications of updates which may impact your laboratory practices will be provided. Our goal is to facilitate research while supporting animal welfare and regular improvements are important to these efforts.  Please contact the IACUC Office ( or 335-7985) with any questions or concerns.

Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Below are the delivery dates for the weeks of 12/24/18 and 12/31/18


Thursday 12/27/18 and Wednesday 1/2/19


No Deliveries week of 12/24/18 and Wednesday 1/2/19 (If necessary)


No Deliveries week of 12/24/18 and Monday 12/31/18

For other vendors' delivery dates, please call the OAR office at 5-7985

Order deadlines for all vendors remain the same as usual.

Any questions, please call the OAR office at 5-7985




Fri, Jun 30, 2017

OAR will be adjusting the Rodent Special Services charges effective July 1, 2017.  


In order to assist research staff, OAR will begin using bright green “*Attention* Breeder Cards” to notify labs at the cage level of required actions to avoid a charge (example below). 


Fri, Oct 23, 2015

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced October 13, 2015 that the requirements of the Vertebrate Animals Section (VAS) of grant applications, cooperative agreements and contract proposals have been changed (NOT-OD-16-006) along with some features of 2016 grant application guidance, forms and instructions (NOT-OD-16-004).