Animal Housing Assignments

Animal Housing Assignments

  1. Assignment of animal housing space by Campus Animal Resources is based on:
    1. Biosecurity level (health status) of incoming animals
    2. Compatibility with other species at each location
    3. Specific research project needs
  2. Animal room assignment is reviewed by
    1. Operations Supervisors
    2. Veterinary Staff, including the Attending Veterinarian
  3. Rooms are not assigned to specific researchers.
  4. Animals of the same species and biosecurity level belonging to multiple researchers will be housed in the same room.
  5. Animals may be moved to different rooms within a facility with prior notification of the investigator(s) to accommodate additional incoming animals or health status changes.

Signage for Housing & Procedure Room

  1. PI contact information is required
    - name, phone (campus and personal), and email address, as well as for all additional laboratory staff contacts
  2. Required PPE is posted.  Always check door signage for updates to room entry requirements.