Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP)
The University of Oklahoma (OU) Animal Care and Use Program provides a solid and secure foundation for research, testing, or teaching based upon adherence to concepts of animal welfare as a necessary basis for ethical and reliable animal use outcomes.
Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)
The IACUC oversees the use of vertebrate animals in research and teaching on the Norman Campus of the University of Oklahoma. All users of live vertebrate animals must request approval from the IACUC for research and teaching activities.