Animal Research

Northern Illinois University is committed to conducting quality animal research in an ethical and responsible manner to further science and improve the health of society. Veterinary and compliance oversight is administered through the Office of Research Compliance, Integrity & Safety, while animal care and animal resources are provided by the Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Psychology in order to meet the animal research needs of the research community.

Note: Be sure to complete your application using the new InfoEd submission portal and Select "click here" on the website to use your NIU username and password.

There is also an informative support document "Creating an IACUC submission" that provides steps and screenshots to guide the process.

Protocol Submission Deadlines

All meetings are held in Lowden Hall 304. For information about the meetings, please contact us at

IACUC Meeting Date

Protocol Submission Deadline

Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 1:30 p.m.  

Dec. 8, 2018

Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at 2 p.m.  

Jan. 7, 2019

Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at 2 p.m.

Feb. 4, 2019

Friday, Mar. 22, 2019 at 2 p.m.

Mar. 11, 2019

Friday, Apr. 19, 2019 at 2 p.m.

Apr. 8, 2019

Richard B. King, Ph.D.

Research Compliance Analyst
Lene Scherer