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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.
  3. Euthanasia - Anyone working with animals should be familiar with the AVMA Guidelines: AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2020 Edition.

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 pdf

  1. Requires both PI and CO-PI contact information, and the PI’s signature
  2. Identifies the related forms needed for protocol submission

Occupational Health and Safety Acknowledgement for Work with Animals pdf (All must complete)

IACUC Occupational Health Personnel Statement pdf (All project participants must complete)

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 pdf (PI must sign)

Protocol Forms by Type (pdf)

PI complete all that apply

Protocol Type form for Animal Husbandry (Housing) pdf

Protocol Type for Breeding Study pdf

Protocol Type for Field Study pdf  

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

Periodic Forms

Animal Protocol Annual Review form pdf

Request for Protocol Amendment pdf

Other Resources

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

Handbook for Use in Animal Facility and Field Studies pdf

Animal Use Occupational Health & Safety Plan pdf


Research Outreach & Compliance  (ROC)
Contact Our Office:
Deb Easterly
Assistant Vice President for
Research Outreach & Compliance
Ph: 208-282-2618
Serving as ISU's
Research Integrity Officer
Export Control Officer   
 Physical Address:
Business and Technology Center
Building 86
1651 Alvin Ricken Drive, Room 107
Pocatello, ID 83201

Mailing Address:
921 S. 8th Ave., Stop 8286
Pocatello, ID 83209-8286