Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.25
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
IN-23: Laboratory Animal Welfare

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 0.50 Meredith Moore
Sustainability Programs Coordinator
Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment
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Does the institution have a written policy explicitly prohibiting laboratory animals in its care from being subjected to severe and unrelieved pain and distress?:
No

The written policy explicitly prohibiting laboratory animals in the institution’s care from being subjected to severe and unrelieved pain and distress:

Individuals engaged in university-sponsored activities that involve live vertebrate animals must comply with:

The Animal Welfare Act and its implementing regulations;
Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals;
The most recent edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals or the most recent edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching;
Policies and requirements adopted by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC);
Standards and procedures as directed or approved by the Attending Veterinarians to meet current professional standards of veterinary practice; and
Standards and procedures administered by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the Division of Animal Resources (DAR) and the Agricultural Animal Care and Use Program (AACUP).


A copy of the written policy explicitly prohibiting laboratory animals in the institution’s care from being subjected to severe and unrelieved pain and distress:
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Website URL where information about the laboratory animal welfare program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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