Training & Education Requirements for Laboratory Animal Use

Learn more about the education, training and safety assessments you must complete before you are authorized to work with live animals:

CITI Training

Basic training in the ethical and humane use of live animals in research is provided via the  Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) and is required prior to protocol submission.

LAOHP (Laboratory Animal Occupational Health Program)

Enrollment is required for everyone with animal contact.  It's easy - just fill out an online questionnaire form.

ULAR Training for...

Information about ULAR classroom training and hands-on instruction.

Personnel Safety Training (EH&S)

Complete the Safety Training Self Assessment to determine your personal safety-training needs. Contact Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) for assistance.

"Sponsored" or "Guest" UCINetID

A UCINetID is required for everyone involved in live animal research at UCI.  See information on obtaining a UCINetID for visitors.

Other Training Programs

List of links to training associated with Human Research Protections, Sponsored Projects, Export Control, Responsible Conduct of Research, and more.

Fast Facts

USDA Registration #93-R-0434

PHS Assurance D16-00259 (A3416-01)
2/3/20 – 2/28/24

AAALAC #000238
Current Accreditation 2018-2021
Full Accreditation since 1971