UIUC provides high-quality care and promotes the health and well-being of animals used in research and teaching while ensuring the training and safety of our faculty, staff, and students.
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The following units share responsibility for the welfare of animals used in research and teaching.
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The portal to access the mandatory programs and forms requires ID authentication. Access is restricted to University of Illinois faculty, students, staff, and authorized guest users. Contact the IACUC or OHS staff to set up a guest account. The training must be renewed every three years. Risk Assessment Forms must be updated if exposures have changed due to change in research and/or employment.
OHS participants with frequent or substantial contact with animals or work in the animal facilities are required to complete the confidential Health Screening Questionnaire, which will be used to identify potential additional risks. The Animal Care and Use Program medical reviewer will review the form and communicate information directly to the participant.
For assistance or additional training, contact the IACUC Office at 217-333-7789 or email@example.com. If you have questions about requirements, contact the unit that oversees the specific training. Note: the university has a number of additional training requirements not available through this website.