Procure Research Animals in CARLOS

There is a formal process for procuring animals for your research project.

  • Upon IACUC approval, the Primary Investigator (PI) receives a CARLOS account.
  • You may only order animals from pre-screened Vendors.
  • Animals are housed in specified Facilities.
  • Login to CARLOS (Campus Animal Resources Laboratory Ordering System)
    Click to login to CARLOS

Additional CARLOS Requirements

  • Research staff must be authorized by the PI to place orders in CARLOS.
  • Only Fiscal Officers can edit accounts in CARLOS.
  • Orders cannot be placed for accounts not provided or "pending."
  • Download or bookmark the CARLOS user guide.pdf or request hands-on training at
  • Vendor notices about holiday ordering schedules are posted in CARLOS.