IN-PERSON TRAINING & OBSERVATIONS: Hands-on (in-person) Training is resuming on a limited basis as we work out logistics to promote physical distancing and implement additional safety practices when physical distancing isn’t possible.
IACUC Office Hours: IACUC office staff is now available to help animal users via Zoom! If you would like to schedule a meeting, please contact [email protected]

Next Office Hours:
Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 2:00pm
Office Hours for Statistics help:

Statistics office hours will take place on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 3:00pm until 4:30pm.

Contact [email protected] for more information or to schedule an appointment.

For COVID-19 related research and protocol submissions, email [email protected]

Mission and Vision

UCSF – Institutional Animal Care Use Committee is “Advancing Health Worldwide” by promoting humane care and use of animal subjects in research.

The IACUC oversees all UCSF research and instruction that involves vertebrate animals, in order to ensure that the highest ethical and animal welfare standards are met through all applicable federal, state, and University laws and regulations.


OLAW Assurance

Assurance Number: #D16-00253 (A3400-01)

Expires: 2/28/2023


USDA Registration

Customer Number #9199

Registration #93-R-0440

Expires: 09/15/2023



AAALAC Accreditation

Accreditation #001084

Effective Date: June 14, 2004

Updated Accreditation: March 26, 2019


California Department of
Fish & Wildlife

Permit # 1736

Expiration Date: 3/5/2021