- Concerns or complaints regarding animals used within Montana State University should be brought directly to the attention of the people involved whenever possible. If the concern or complaint cannot be handled directly, it may be handled the following way.
- Concern or complaint should be submitted to the IACUC Chair. Office of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, P.O. Box 174260, Bozeman, MT 59717. Phone number (406) 994-5175. The Chair will assign as a subcommittee to investigate the concern or complaint and prepare a report for the IACUC. The IACUC will review the report at their next scheduled meeting.
- A written reply will be made to those primarily involved and a report will be sent to t he Institutional Official. All actions and recommendation must be approved by a majority of the IACUC.
The IACUC may suspend an activity that is previously approved if it determines that the activity is not being conducted in accordance with applicable provisions of the Animal Welfare Act, The Guide, or the University's letter of Assurance with OLAW.
No facility employee, committee member or laboratory personnel shall be discriminated against or be subject to any reprisal for reporting violations of any regulation or standards under the Animal Welfare Act.