Animal Use Education Course (AUEC)

The appropriate modules of the Animal Use Education Course via CITI online training must be successfully completed prior to addition of an individual to an Animal Protocol.

  • The Working with the IACUC module and applicable species-specific module(s) are required for all personnel.
  • The Aseptic Surgery CITI module is required for those individuals performing non-survival or survival surgery. 
  • A short training video and associated quiz via ICON is also required for survival surgeries only.

All other modules are recommended but not required.

To enroll

  • Click here:  Training Form.  Complete the form and select the appropriate training needs (CITI training +/- surgical training).
  • Click submit.
  • An email with further instructions from will be sent to the enrollee's University of Iowa email address when enrollment is complete.
  • Once enrolled in the AUEC, access to all AUEC modules is enabled.