The UC Riverside Office of
Campus Veterinarian (OCV) oversees all animal facilities at the University of California, Riverside
(UCR). The laboratory animal care and use program at UC
Riverside complies with federal, state, and local guidelines for
laboratory animal care.
UC Riverside adheres to Federal regulations as published in:
The University has a letter of assurance on file with the Public
Health Service and is registered as a research facility with
UC Riverside's program for the humane care and use of laboratory
animals involves several entities working together to ensure that
the University complies with the numerous Federal, state, local,
and institutional guidelines and regulations, and remains
accredited by their regulatory agencies. These entities are
All animal use at UC Riverside facilities is covered by
IACUC approved Animal Use Protocols.
The information provided here is for the benefit of the UC
Riverside research community. We welcome your comments and
suggestions. Please contact us by phone or email.