Post Approval Monitoring Program was approved and adopted by the IACUC on July 19, 2012.

Follow the links below for additional documents.





Effective February 15, 2012

ALL applications for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) must be submitted through our new electronic database IRBNet. IRBNet is the most widely-used research compliance management solution, providing powerful, flexible and cost-effective solutions to more than 1600 organizations in all 50 states and internationally on the National Research Network. Membership includes universities and colleges, community hospitals and hospital networks, and federal and state agencies.

All forms and templates are located in the IRBNet system. In addition to being an intuitive system, IRBNet’s secure web-based solution is accessible anytime, anywhere.

Register and Training

Training Modules have been created for your learning convenience on the IRBNet website. To learn how to register with IRBNet and how to submit protocols, please visit their training website at:

Then, use the following log-in to access the training “energizers” specific for the University of Maryland- College Park.
User name: umcp
Password: training2

The IACUC Manager will be setting up brief 30 minute training sessions and is also available for hands-on demonstrations at your convenience. Please contact to set up a time.


Once you have registered with IRBNet and have taken the tutorials under the IRBNet Researcher Training Resources page, please use these documents as helpful guides during this transition process.

INVESTIGATORS: STEPS TO SUBMIT an Initial, Renewal or Addendum Application via IRBNet
IRB LIAISONS (Deans, Department Chairs and other Signatory Officials): How to SIGN IRBNet SUBMISSIONS

If you have any questions on how to use IRBNet, please contact the Research Compliance Office at (301) 405-4212 or at

A printable PDF of this announcement is here:


IACUC Meeting Dates for 2012.

The IACUC Office has moved to 1204 Marie Mount.

The UMD Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

The University of Maryland IACUC is responsible for the review and approval of all uses of live vertebrate animals on campus for teaching and research activities. IACUC Activities are mandated by the U.S. Animal Welfare Act and the U.S Public Health Service Policy. Please visit our Campus Policy and Guidelines page for information specific to the University of Maryland campus.

As always we thank you for your help with this change and welcome any feedback!

Office Location

1204 Marie Mount
College Park, Maryland 20742
University of Maryland

301-405-5037 (Telephone)

301-405-4792 (Telephone)

301-314-1475 (Fax)

Office Hours

The office is open between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.