Animal Care – Dates

Important Dates for 2022/2023

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 22, 2022 December 6, 2022
January ACC Meeting December 27, 2022 January 10, 2023
February ACC Meeting January 24, 2023 February 7, 2023
March ACC Meeting February 21, 2023 March 14, 2023
April ACC Meeting March 21, 2023 April 4, 2023
May ACC Meeting April 18, 2023 May 2, 2023
June ACC Meeting May 23, 2023 June 6, 2023
July ACC Meeting June 20, 2023 July 4, 2023
August ACC Meeting July 18, 2023 August 1, 2023
September ACC Meeting August 22, 2023 September 5, 2023
October ACC Meeting September 19, 2023 October 3, 2023
November ACC Meeting October 24, 2023 November 7, 2023
December ACC Meeting November 21, 2023 December 5, 2023