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Animal Subjects (IACUC)


Any faculty member who plans to conduct research on any animal subjects must first obtain approval from the IACUC. Please submit an email to if you have any questions or would like to submit an application for review.

IACUC Application Form
IACUC Annual Progress Report

Report Animal Welfare Concerns

Illinois Tech is committed to the humane care and use of all animal subjects in its research program. As an awardee institution, Illinois Tech abides by PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. The university is committed to investigate any reports of animal mistreatment under the care of an investigator. The following resources are available to report any suspected inhumane care of animal subjects.

  • Submit an anonymous report through EthicsPoint. Reports of inhumane care and/or use of animal subjects may be submitted through EthicsPoint. Appropriate action will be taken based on the information provided in the report.
  • Contact the IACUC directly: The IACUC will address concerns involving animal welfare. Please note that the IACUC cannot guarantee absolute confidentiality of reports submitted involving animal welfare concerns.

Additional Information About Animal Welfare and Federal Requirements

NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
USDA Animal Welfare Act and Regulations
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research