Contact Us

The ACUP Admin Office is open Monday - Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm. 

Contact us during those hours via phone: 615-322-2231 or email:

The ACUP Admin Office is located at MCN AA-6206.


Have a specific question? Use the guide below to determine who to contact: 

Office of Animal Welfare Assurance

ARIES & Protocol Assistance 
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) 
Animal Welfare Concern Reporting

ACUP Administrative Office

Animal Orders & Transfers
HR, Work Injury, FMLA, Benefits or Paycheck Inquiries
Billing Questions/Concerns (Center Number Changes, Per Diem Charges, Service Charges)
Customer Service Concerns

DAC Veterinary Team

Animal Health Concerns
Adverse Event Reporting
Diagnostic & Necropsy Assistance 
Veterinary Protocol Consultation

DAC Operations Team

Facility and Visitor Access 
Animal Facility Information 
Husbandry and Animal Housing Questions

Translational Pathology Shared Resource

Comparative Pathology 
Human Tissue Acquisition 
Research Histology

Ordering Drugs & Supplies

Controlled Drug Information
Creating Pharmacy Accounts 
Research, Husbandry, and Veterinary Supplies
Cage Cards

Training & Education

New Animal Researcher Orientation
Hands-On Skills Development
Annual Refresher Courses
Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency Program 
Veterinary Externships
Animal Care Operations Working Internship

Application & System Support

iLab - Billing & Center Numbers 
RATS - Animal Procurement

Still not sure who to contact?

Call (615-322-2231) or email ( the ACUP Administrative Office for assistance.


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