Animal Care – Dates

Important Dates for 2018

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 IACC Meeting December 26, 2017 January 9, 2018
February IACC Meeting January 23, 2018 February 6, 2018
March IACC Meeting February 20, 2018 March 6, 2018
April IACC Meeting March 20, 2018 April 3, 2018
May IACC Meeting April 17, 2018 May 1, 2018
June IACC Meeting May 22, 2018 June 5, 2018
July IACC Meeting June 19, 2018 July 3, 2018
August IACC Meeting July 24, 2018 August 7, 2018
September IACC Meeting August 21, 2018 September 4, 2018
October IACC Meeting September 18, 2018 October 2, 2018
November IACC Meeting October 23, 2018 November 6, 2018
December IACC Meeting November 20, 2018 December 4, 2018