IN-PERSON TRAINING & OBSERVATIONS: Hands-on training is sustained on a limited basis as we continue to promote physical distancing and heightened safety practices when physical distancing is not possible.
IACUC Office Hours: IACUC office staff is available to help animal users in-person and via Zoom. If you would like to schedule a meeting, please contact [email protected]
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)



USDA Registration

Customer Number #9199

Registration #93-R-0440



AAALAC Accreditation

Accreditation #001084

Effective Date: June 14, 2004

Updated Accreditation: March 3, 2022


California Department of
/Fish & Wildlife

Permit # 1736

Expiration Date: 5/8/2025