IACUC Holiday Protocol Submission/Review Schedule Information

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For all IACUC protocols (excluding IACUC protocols at the Hershey College of Medicine):

To accommodate the University’s winter holiday closing schedule, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee’s (IACUC ) final 2021 protocol review will occur on Monday, December 13, 2021 For a submission (new, modification or renewal) to be eligible for this 2021 review, it must be received by the Office for Research Protections (ORP) on or before 5:00 pm on Friday, November 19, 2021.

Holiday review timeline:

  • Last Eligible Submissions (New, Modifications, Annual Renewals, Triennial Reviews) for 2021 will be accepted: Until 5:00 pm Friday, November 19 

    • All Submissions received November 20 – December 24 will be reviewed Monday, January 3, 2022 (1st IACUC review of 2022)
  • Final IACUC Protocol Review for 2021: December 13, 2021
  • Last IACUC Full Committee Meeting: December 9, 2021
  • IBC protocols associated with IACUC protocols: The final 2021 IBC meeting dates are November 9, 2021 and December 14, 2021


After December 24, 2021, IACUC submission deadlines and review timelines will return to normal.  Additional information about normal IACUC submission deadlines and review timeline is online at: https://www.research.psu.edu/iacuc