ACUC Responsibilities and Membership


  • Monitors the use and care of animals at UW-Platteville in order to assure compliance with the Federal Animal Welfare Act, Act 7 USC. 2131-2157.
  • Insures compliance with state regulations regarding the use and care of animals, specifically farm animals.
  • Publish and maintain a manual of policy and procedures for research and curricular use of animals.


  • Three (3) faculty, including one from Biology and one from the School of Agriculture.
  • One (1) academic staff.
  • Two (2) community representatives, one appointed by the Platteville Common Council and one Veterinarian appointed by the Southwest Veterinarian Association.
  • One (1) student.
  • Ex-Officio: Director of Sponsored Programs

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