Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
GW’s animal care program is fully accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) with continuous accreditation since April 1974.
ORS and its IACUC specialist works closely with the Office of Animal Research (OAR) to support the highest standards of humane care and use of laboratory animals for research and teaching purposes and assures compliance with university and federal guidelines.
The George Washington University (GW) Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) investigates all concerns regarding the care and treatment of animals used in research or teaching at the university. To report a concern anonymously, contact GW’s Compliance Help & Referral Line at 1-888-508-5275.