IACUC Policies, Guidelines & SOPS

Penn State Policies

SY23 - Occupational Health and Safety Program for Animal Care Personnel

RP04 - Care and Use of Vertebrate Animals

RP13- Use of Controlled Substances in Research

IACUC Guidelines

Penn State users: Access IACUC Guidelines here (must be logged in).

IACUC Guideline for Reporting Animal Welfare Concerns available here.

ORP Guideline: Eligibility to Serve as a Principal Investigator

IACUC Policies

Penn State users: Access IACUC Policies here (must be logged in).

IACUC Standard Operating Procedures 

SOPs are intended for Principal Investigators who are developing or conducting protocols that involve any of the specified procedures. 

Penn State users: Access SOPs here (must be logged in).

New or Departing Investigators

If you are a new/incoming investigator to Penn State, please see our new PI checklist for directions on how to get started. For PI’s departing the University, please follow the process outlined in our departing PI checklist.