Getting Started with Animal Research at FSU

Several steps are required to begin animal work at FSU.  The following checklist is provided to ensure you have completed all necessary requirements.

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) Learning Library
The AALAS Learning Library provides online training essential for personnel working with animals in a research or education setting.  To access the Learning Library and for a list of required courses, contact 

Medical Monitoring Enrollment (PDF) - (DOC)
Completed Medical Monitoring Enrollment forms should be submitted to Environmental Health & Safety via FAX (850-644-8842), or in a sealed envelope through Campus Mail (Mail code 4481), or delivered 1200 Carothers Hall.  LAR personnel cannot accept completed forms.

LAR Animal Facility Access Request
Required only for personnel requesting access to BRF, KIN, and COM vivaria. PSY or MAG users will need to contact the appropriate personnel in their department to request security access

IACUC Approved Animal Use Protocol
All animal work, including a list of ALL personnel performing animal procedures, MUST be described in an ACUC approved Animal Use Protocol.  A Personnel Significant Change Form must be used to add personnel to an existing Animal Use Protocol.  For assistance, contact

Last Updated: Friday, August 18, 2023 at 10:27 AM