Animal Care – Dates

Important Dates for 2021/2022

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
December ACC Meeting November 23, 2021 December 7, 2021
January ACC Meeting December 21, 2021 January 11, 2022
February ACC Meeting January 18, 2022 February 1, 2022
March ACC Meeting February 15, 2022 March 1, 2022
April ACC Meeting March 22, 2022 April 5, 2022
May ACC Meeting April 19, 2022 May 3, 2022
June ACC Meeting May 31, 2022 June 14, 2022
July ACC Meeting June 21, 2022 July 5, 2022
August ACC Meeting July 19, 2022 August 2, 2022
September ACC Meeting August 23, 2022 September 6, 2022
October ACC Meeting September 20, 2022 October 4, 2022
November ACC Meeting October 18, 2022 November 1, 2022
December ACC Meeting November 22, 2022 December 6, 2022