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Reporting a Concern

Noninterference and Nonretaliation: The Institution does not tolerate any form of retaliation or improper interference against those who use or desire to use the compliance hotline in good faith. Accordingly, officers and employees may not (1) interfere with or prohibit anyone from reporting in good faith compliance concerns or wrongdoing through the compliance hotline; or (2) take any adverse action (employment, academic, or otherwise) against someone for, in good faith, either submitting a compliance hotline report or otherwise cooperating with an investigation of a report. Those who engage in such retaliation or improper interference may be subject to disciplinary action by their Institution, including but not limited to suspension or termination.
Compliance Hotline Procedures, p.3.

Non-Animal Emergencies- Please call 911 or 801-422-2222
Animal Emergencies- Please contact the University Vet at 801-422-2262

Adverse or Unanticipated Events
An adverse or unanticipated event related to animal welfare should be reported to the IACUC office using the form below.

  • Adverse or Unanticipated Event Form
  • If you have questions please contact the University Vet, the IACUC Chair, the IACUC Secretary, or the IACUC Administrator:
    • Vet- Sandy Garrett, sandy@byu.edu, 801-422-2262
    • Chair- Brad Berges, brad_berges@byu.edu, 801-422-8112
    • Secretary- iacuc@byu.edu, 801-422-3022
    • Administrator- Jason Jay, jason_jay@byu.edu, 801-422-3629

Animal Welfare Concerns
Concerns about animal welfare can be reported directly to the University Vet, the IACUC Chair, the IACUC Secretary, or the IACUC Administrator:

  • Vet- Sandy Garrett, sandy@byu.edu, 801-422-2262
  • Chair- Brad Berges, brad_berges@byu.edu, 801-422-8112
  • Secretary- iacuc@byu.edu, 801-422-3022
  • Administrator- Jason Jay, jason_jay@byu.edu, 801-422-3629

Compliance Hotline
If you have a concern that a research or instruction program is not treating animals in and ethical, humane, or appropriate manner, you may report this using the compliance hotline or email address below:

Compliance Hotline or 888-238-1062
Compliance Procedures