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Insitutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Coastal Carolina University is committed to providing optimal care for its  laboratory animals. To this end, the University is in compliance with the  Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory  Animals. Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare  (OLAW)

Required Training For Research Involving Living Subjects

Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Completion of IRB-approved training is required of all Coastal Carolina University faculty, staff,  and students conducting research with human participants or animal subjects. The university has contracted with the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) to provide a comprehensive online modular training program which is used by universities nationwide.

Responsible Conduct of Research training (through CITI Program, NIH, or other) must be completed and certification filed with the Office of Research Services before your IACUC protocol can be submitted.

Click here to begin CITI training

Contingency Plan for CCU Animal Research Facilities (PDF)