According to policy set by the NCSU Board of Trustees, “All research projects and educational or extension activities using vertebrate animals under the jurisdiction or control of NCSU shall be reviewed and approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.”

The following provides additional clarification of Board of Trustees policy:


Animal use activities that require IACUC approval:

Although IACUC review and approval are not required for the activities described below, the committee is willing to conduct standard review when it is required by funding agencies or publishers

Animal use activities that do NOT require IACUC approval: