Institutional Animal Care Committee (IACC) – Dates

Important Dates for 2023/2024

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 26, 2023 January 9, 2024
February ACC Meeting January 23, 2024 February 6, 2024
March ACC Meeting February 20, 2024 March 5, 2024
April ACC Meeting March 19, 2024 April 2, 2024
May ACC Meeting April 23, 2024 May 7, 2024
June ACC Meeting May 21, 2024 June 4, 2024
July ACC Meeting June 18, 2024 July 2, 2024
August ACC Meeting July 23, 2024 August 6, 2024
September ACC Meeting August 20, 2024 September 3, 2024
October ACC Meeting September 17, 2024 October 1, 2024
November ACC Meeting October 22, 2024 November 5, 2024
December ACC Meeting November 19, 2024 December 3, 2024