Office Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Phone: 530-898-6880

Human Subjects and Animal Use in Research

Research involving humans or animals is governed by policies of the Human Subjects in Research Committee and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. All proposals for research using human or animal subjects must be reviewed and approved by the applicable committee before the research begins. Graduate Students are encouraged to seek guidance from their graduate coordinator in completing the Human Subjects and Animal Use Applications. Please note the deadlines for Full Board applications and plan ahead, leaving enough time for revision and resubmission of your application prior to the proposed start date of your research.

*There is No Deadline for Human Subjects in Research applications in the Exempt and Expedited categories.  These application are reviewed by the HSRC Chair on an on-going basis. Expect a two week turnaround time on these applications.

Questions and requests for assistance should be directed to Marsha Osborne, the HSRC & IACUC assistant, at mlosborne or 530-898-5413, Student Services Center (SSC), Room 460 or John Mahoney, Ph.D. Chair, HSRC & IACUC at

Complete information, application and forms, Full Board application deadline information and instructions are available at:

Human Subjects and Animal Use and Care Forms

Full Board Application Deadline and Meeting Dates for Fall 2015/Spring 2016:

Applications Due By:

Meeting Date:

September 4, 2015

September 18, 2015

October 2, 2015

October 16, 2015

November 6, 2015

November 20, 2015

February 5, 2016

February 19, 2016

March 4, 2016

March 25, 2016

April 1, 2016

April 15, 2016