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IACUC Mission and Committee

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Ferris State University's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) to provide quality husbandry and veterinary care to the animals utilized by our faculty for teaching and research. We at the facility are a resource to aid faculty in meeting their educational and research goals. We will fulfill this mission in such a way as to meet or exceed regulatory and ethical animal care standards.

Committee Information

The IACUC meets the second Thursday of every month.

Ferris State Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) approves all activities and research projects involving vertebrate animals. The IACUC responsibilities involve overseeing the welfare of animals and assuring appropriate care and treatment of animal facilities in teaching and/or research activities. Committee members are comprised of Ferris faculty, staff and community members with various backgrounds and research interests.

Contact Information

James Scott, DVM
Attending Veterinarian
Office: ASC 2018
Phone: 231-250-2620
Cell: 231-250-7531
[email protected]

Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP)
Ferris Library for Information, Technology and Education (FLITE)
1010 Campus Drive, FLITE 410 
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-2547
[email protected]