Approval Process


1.     Meet with Animal Care Facility Coordinator (231-591-2246 or


2.     Meet with the Attending Veterinarian (


3.     Complete Animal Care and Use Protocol / Proper Appendices and gain proper signatures (Animal Care Facility Coordinator/Vet/Department Chair-Head-Dean.


4.     Complete Occupational Health and Safety Packet/Risk Assessment Form/Health Assessment forms following the SOP on the OHS Page


5.     Submit OHS Risk Assessment forms to Birkam Health to the attention of Candace Price.


6.     Submit Protocol to IACUC Chair at least 1 week before the next IACUC meeting.


7.     Once your protocol is approved, meet again with the Animal Care Facility Coordinator to receive access codes and facility orientation.