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Animal Use Protocol Forms

are required to complete the IACUC approval process.

  1. Protocols - All PIs using animals must fill out forms and submit them to the IACUC for review and approval – prior to starting a project using animals.
  2. Training - Anyone working with animals must complete the related training and forms through online CITI Training courses.  CITI Training instructions appear separately.

PROTOCOLS Process and Forms

March 2018 - All protocol forms have been revised.  They are in MS Word, compatible back to Word 2010.
Contact IT Help at x4357 to find out which Word version you have and receive the update to Word 2010, 2013 or 2016.


1. Download the files, complete on your computer and print to sign (no "e-sign)

2. Scan and submit as pdf files to

If you have difficulties with these files please contact the
IACUC Committee Coordinator at (208) 282-2179 or

All PIs are encouraged to discuss their protocol with the Attending Veterinarian before submitting it to the IACUC.  Arrange a meeting with the Attending Veterinarian by email to, subject "Vet Protocol Review request".


Animal Use Protocol Transmittal
            requires by PI and CO-PI contact information, PI’s signature
            identifies the related forms needed for protocol submission

Occupational Health & Safety Occupational Health and Safety Acknowledgement for Work with Animals (All)

IACUC Occupational Health Personnel Statement (All project participants)

See completion instructions and find subforms at the Animal Research Occupational Health & Safety Plan (AOHSP) page 

Code of Ethics for the Use of Vertebrates in Research (PI signature)

            Protocol Type Forms (PI complete all that apply)

Protocol Type form for Animal Husbandry (Housing)

Protocol Type for Breeding Study

Protocol Type for Field Study    

Protocol Type for Teaching Study (for use with Teaching Labs)

Periodic Forms

Animal Protocol Annual Review form

Request for Protocol Amendment

Other Resources

Please contact the Animal Facility Manager at or (208) 282-3895 for access to the Animal Care Facility.

Animal Care & Use Handbook (pdf )

Animal Use Occupational Health & Safety Plan


Research Outreach & Compliance  (ROC)

Contact Our Office:

Deb Easterly
Assistant Vice President for Research Outreach & Compliance
Phone: (208) 282-2618
Serving as ISU's
Research Integrity Officer
Export Control Officer   
Physical Address:
Business and Technology Center
1651 Alvin Ricken Drive, Room 107
Pocatello, ID 83201

Mailing Address:
921 S. 8th Ave., Stop 8046
Pocatello, ID 83209-8046