Animal Use Protocol Form (Doc Form AUPF, 17 pages) and Instructions (PDF, 1 page)
Federal animal welfare regulations require that the IACUC must review and approve activities involving the use of vertebrate animals prior to their initiation. This includes animals used for experimental method development or for instructional purposes. In addition, approved protocols for ongoing activities must be reviewed by the IACUC at least annually. This form should be completed by the animal researcher with due consideration for deadlines and scientific review.
Protocol Amendment Form (Doc Form PAF, 6 pages)
Form required for modifications to an approved animal use protocol
Protocol Hazardous Agents Checklist Form (Doc Form PAF, 1 page)
Required for all Animal Use Protocol Form and Protocol Amendment Form that will be using Hazardous Agents.
Request to Purchase Animals Form (Doc Form RPAF, 1 page)
Form to initiate the purchase of animals under an existing animal protocol. Animal purchases will be formally made by the WPI Animal Facility Manager following receipt of this request by the protocol's Principal Investigator or Designee.
Animal Adoption Release Form (PDF Form AARF, 1 page)
Formalizes the adoption of animals under an existing animal protocol. This form should be completed by the animal adoptee and submitted for witness and approval signatures. Requires the inclusion of USDA Form 7020.