Accreditation & Grant Information

The University of Virginia is FULLY ACCREDITED by AAALAC, International!

  • Date of most recent AAALAC accreditation: 11-29-22
  • Date of first AAALAC accreditation: 02-15-1980
  • Copy of AAALAC accreditation letter (pdf)

The University of Virginia has a PHS Assurance on file with the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW).

  • PHS Assurance # A3245-01
    Valid through 06-30-2027

The University is a USDA registered research facility.

  • USDA Registration # 52-R-0011
    Valid through 08-22-2023

  • Copy of USDA Registration certificate- valid through August 22, 2023 (pdf)

Protocol Verification for a Grant:

If you require a protocol verification for a grant, please allow adequate lead time for this document to be completed and for the ACUC Office to obtain the necessary signatures. Email your request, with an explanation of what you need and when, to Be sure to include the following information:

  • PI Name
  • Protocol Title
  • Protocol #
  • Grant Title
  • Grant PI (or Co-Investigators)

Again, we can’t stress enough - Please PLAN AHEAD! Allow at least 3-5 days for completion.

NIH grant information for researchers

Important grant news from NIH (NOT-OD-10-027):
Instructions for Completion and Peer Review of the Vertebrate Animal Section (VAS) in NIH Grant Applications and Cooperative Agreements