Animal Care – Dates

Important Dates for 2019

The IACC meets on a monthly bases to review protocols for ethical merit, evaluate post-approval exchange with investigators, and advance the policies and Standard Operating Procedures surrounding the use of animals in researching and teaching throughout Memorial University programs and those of its affiliates.
Please note, submissions you wish to have reviewed at a scheduled meeting should be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the meeting.

Training Registration

Hands-on and orientation sessions

Please contact Animal Care Services to register into training session:

CCAC online certification

Memorial has a self-registration link to the certification program through the D2L portal

Students can register and then log into Animal Care Online Training through D2L ( to complete the Core and Animals Held in Vivaria quizzes using training materials directly from the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) website

Please note: the CCAC has recently restructured their program and dropped modules. We are still working to update our material to match the new content. Please ignore any quiz that does not match to the 3 current CCAC Core Modules and 7 Animals Held in Vivaria Modules.

Month Activity Submission Deadline Date of meeting
January ACC Meeting December 25, 2018 January 8, 2019
February ACC Meeting January 22, 2019 February 5, 2019
March ACC Meeting February 19, 2019 March 5, 2019
April ACC Meeting March 19, 2019 April 2, 2019
May ACC Meeting April 23, 2019 May 7, 2019
June ACC Meeting May 21, 2019 June 4, 2019
July ACC Meeting June 18, 2019 July 2, 2019
August ACC Meeting July 23, 2019 August 6, 2019
September ACC Meeting August 20, 2019 September 3, 2019
October ACC Meeting September 17, 2019 October 1, 2019
November ACC Meeting October 22, 2019 November 5, 2019
December ACC Meeting November 19, 2019 December 3, 2019