Reporting a Concern

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Violation of federal, state, or university procedures and policies.

The compliant made about the alleged mistreatment or noncompliance.

Any action which results in wrongful treatment of an animal.


Ways to Report:

Office/ Contact: Remain Anonymous:

IACUC Office:

DLAM Office:

HSC Trust Line: (844) 692-6025

Campus Police: (817) 735-2210

Anyone may report a concern

Right to remain anonymous

Whistle-blower Protection

No threat of reprisal



Laboratory Postings:


Additional Resources: