Beginning April 1, 2022

New Adoption Policy for Research Animals

Research animals that are deemed suitable for adoption by the IACUC must now be adopted out using the IACUC's formal adoption policy and form. These materials are located on the Protocol Review Criteria and Forms page. Please do not hesitate to reach out to the IACUC chair with questions regarding adoption of your research animals and our new adoption policy.


Beginning June 1, 2021

Cephalopod Research Requires IACUC Approval

All projects involving cephalopods (octopus, squid, cuttlefish, and nautilus) must receive IACUC approval. See a list of references to help with protocol development (PDF). Members of the University of Puget Sound community can access a shared Google drive of the full-text of these references at the link below.