The University of Iowa

Alerts

Welcome!

This is the new Vertebrate Animal Research website!

FY2023 OAR Special Services Charges (Effective July 1, 2022)

Special Service Charges effective July 1, 2022

Service

Time Increments and Additional Information

 

Staff cage handling charge*

Per cage

          5.00

Breeding Cage Handling Fee**

Per cage

        25.00

Caretaker time

Per hour

        33.00

Caretaker overtime

Per hour

        49.50

Caretaker callback

3 hour minimum charge (overtime)

      148.50

Supervisor time

Per hour

        35.00

Supervisor overtime

Per hour

        52.50

Supervisor callback

3 hour minimum charge (overtime)

      157.50

Veterinary Technician time

Per hour

        44.00

Veterinary Technician overtime

Per hour

        66.00

Veterinary Technician callback

3 hour minimum charge (overtime)

      198.00

Veterinarian Time

Per hour

        96.00

Veterinarian overtime

Per hour

      144.00

Veterinarian callback

3 hour minimum charge (overtime)

      432.00

Facilities Maintenance charge

Per hour

62.00

Room Rental Agreement

See Room Use Agreement

 See Link

Special trip charge

Transport Animals, Specimens & Equipment

        33.00

Drug mixing charge

Minimum 1/2 hour ($22 + cost of materials)

        27.00

 

Each additional 0.5 hour

        22.00

Drug Dispense (Partial container)

 

          5.00

Medicine Administered by Caretaker/Vet Tech

 

          5.00

Injectable Medicine Administered by Vet Tech

 

7.50

Late animal order/After Wednesday @ 4PM****

 

        50.00

Late animal order/After Thursday @ 4PM****

 

      100.00

Holding Protocol Transfer

$50 to & $50 from Holding Protocol

        50.00

Cage Set Up Fee "Non Standard Housing"

Per cage

          5.00

Satellite Location Monitoring*****

Per hour

        74.00

Room/Equipment Decontamination Fee***

Labor and materials

 ***

Animal Procurement Administrative Fee

Under consideration for future years

 

Animal Shipping

 

 

Admin Fee - Domestic Shipping(first strain)

Special cases or unique shipping requirements may result in additional fees

      200.00

Each Additional Strain

 

        20.00

Admin Fee - International Shipping(first strain)

Special cases or unique shipping requirements may result in additional fees

      330.00

Each Additional Strain

 

        20.00

Ferret Shipment Admin Charge (20 animals or less)

Special cases or unique shipping requirements may result in additional fees

330.00

Ferret Large Shipment Upcharge (Every 10 animals over those included in the ferret shipment admin charge)

 

128.00

Cage - Shipping container

 

        55.75

Divider - Shipping container

 

          8.75

Napa Nectar - water source for shipping

Associated with import/export of animals

          3.00

Surgical/Imaging Support Space

 

 

Surgical Room Reservation Fee

Non-refundable

      100.00

Surgical Room Usage

Daily

      100.00

Instrument Pack - Small

 

        11.50

Instrument Pack - Large

 

        26.50

* where staff is asked to perform euthanasia, malocclusion trim, special feed/water or similar activity

** where staff is asked to wean, tail/ID, colony maint., or similar activity related to breeding

*** based on actual time and materials used each time

****Late order deadline may be impacted by holidays or other events, OAR will publish new date if this occurs

“*****Satellite location monitoring minimum visit of one hour/visit at least every other week