Below are some links to pages concerning the care and use of laboratory animals. Some files will require a PDF reader (i.e. Adobe Acrobat). Feel free to contact the Research Compliance Office by email, or by phone, at 540-831-5290, if you have any questions.

IACUC & IRB Protocol Submission Using IRBManager

Please see the IRBManager Guidance Manual for assistance using the online submission software.

The Research Compliance Office is always here to assist you with any questions you may have about the use of the system. 

Federal Regulations and Agencies

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)/ National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Non-Federal and International Legislation, Policies, and Guidelines

Alternatives to Animal Testing

Care and Use of Specific Animals

Amphibians and Reptiles