Facility Access

Facility Access Requirements for anyone gaining access to ACS facilities and working on an animal use protocol

1.  You must be approved on an active IACUC protocol.

  • Protocols can be accessed at my.IACUC.ufl.edu.
  • ALL required IACUC training must be completed.
  • Personnel changes require a modification to a protocol.
  • If you have any questions, the IACUC can be reached at 352-273-9535

2.  Current enrollment in the Animal Contact Program. Complete the Risk Assessment for Animal Contact paper work

3.  Complete course ACS827 ACS Orientation

4.  Complete the Facility Specific Auto Tutorial for mouse and rat use

5.  Complete the Facility Access Request Form 

  • Upon request submission your investigator will be sent an email alerting them to review your request.
  • Once they approve your request, the ACS Front Office will receive it.  They can then verify that you’ve completed the access requirements and will contact you via email.
  • For MBI vivarium access fill out the MBI Restricted Access Request Form  as well. The MBI Building Administrators will activate your Gator 1 card access after your tour is completed and they’ve received approval.

6.  Tour

  • The tour is required after all above requirements are met. Once the ACS Front Office verifies that you’ve completed the access requirements, they will add you to the tour list and send you and the facility manager an email. A date/time to meet for the tour will then be scheduled.

Facility Access Requirements for anyone gaining access to ACS facilities and not working with animals

  1.  Current enrollment in the Animal Contact Program. Complete the Risk Assessment for Animal Contact paper work

  2.  Complete course ACS835 ACS Facility Procedures

  3.  Complete the Facility Access Request Form

    • Upon request submission your investigator or department will be sent an email alerting them to review your request.
    • Once they approve your request, the ACS Front Office will receive it.  They can then verify that you’ve completed the access requirements and will contact you via email.
    • For MBI vivarium access fill out the MBI Restricted Access Request Form  as well. The MBI Building Administrators will activate your Gator 1 card access after your tour is completed and they’ve received approval.
  4.  Tour

  • The tour is required after all above requirements are met. Once the ACS Front Office verifies that you’ve completed the access requirements, they will add you to the tour list and send you and the facility manager an email. A date/time to meet for the tour will then be scheduled.

If you have any questions, please contact the ACS Front Office at 352-273-9230 or ACS-Office@acs.ufl.edu