IACUC Holiday Protocol Submission/Review Schedule Information

Office for Research Protections     |     IACUC  

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 2022 protocol review will occur on Monday, December 12, 2022 For a submission (new, modification or renewal) to be eligible for this 2022 review, it must be received by the Office for Research Protections (ORP) on or before 5:00 pm on Friday, November 18, 2022.

Holiday review timeline:

  • Last Eligible Submissions (New, Modifications, Annual Renewals, Triennial Reviews) for 2022 will be accepted: Until 5:00 pm Friday, November 18 
    • All Submissions received November 19 – December 22 will be reviewed January 4, 2023 (first IACUC review of 2023)
  • Final IACUC Protocol Review: December 12, 2022
  • Last IACUC Full Committee Meeting: December 8, 2022
  • IBC protocols associated with IACUC protocols: The final 2022 IBC meeting dates are November 15 and December 13, 2022


After December 22, 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