Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Animal Welfare (IACUC)

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) reviews research involving the use of animals in research, teaching, and demonstration. An initial protocol must be reviewed and approved prior to the initiation of animal use. Updated versions of all forms must be used, or your forms will be returned to you.

List of TAMUK Animal Facilities


Initial Form

Surgery Appendix

Amendment Form

Exempt Form

Procedures for Handling Reports of IACUC Violations Form

Annual-Continuation Form (can also be used as close-out form)


IACUC Frequently Asked Questions

The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

Animal Welfare Act

Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia

USDA Pain Categories



The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs puts on a one-hour IACUC Workshop every fall and spring semester. Please feel free to contact the office at (361) 593-3344 to see when the next workshop will be.

This page was last updated on: August 24, 2012