Facility Access

For New Staff

New staff must have completed the Mandatory Education for IACUC, have been cleared through University Health to work with animals, and have been added to an active animal use protocol in Cayuse AO by your Principal Investigator (PI) and have an active UK ID badge. Complete the Request for DLAR Access Form and submit to the DLAR main office in HSRB 204.  An additional access request form is needed for Biomedical Biological Sciences Research Building (BBSRB) or Multidisciplinary Science Building (MDSB).

Please see “How to Gain Access to DLAR Animal Facilities” for detailed instructions or visit the DLAR FAQ page for more facts. 

For Visitors, Vendors, Contractors and Equipment Repair Personnel

All non-University of Kentucky personnel (Visitor, Vendors, and Contractors) entering any DLAR Animal Facility must first go through DLAR Visitor-Vendor-Contractor Orientation (DLAR-TRG-14) and receive the Occupational Health and Safety Information prior to entering into the vivarium area. DLAR Visitor-Vendor-Contractor Orientation (DLAR-TRG-14) is offered Monday thru Friday 1-2 PM.  Contact the DLAR Training Group to schedule prior to start of work.

All personnel, without exception, entering the animal facilities must have either a valid UK issued ID badge with a Red DLAR sticker or a temporary UK DLAR Visitors Badge. 

Visitors and vendors who have not visited in a year or more must resubmit an Occupational Health and Safety Information Visitor/Vendor form

Please see the DLAR FAQ page for more information regarding visiting DLAR Facilities.