Transfer specific pages:



Animal transfer requests will be made available via O.R.C.A. Paper requests will no longer be required or accepted in the DLAR office.  To complete a transfer, you must be the PI, Co-PI, or Delegate to the Protocol.  Guides and videos will be posted to this page along with communications via DLAR website.

Details on this page will provide you an overview of the steps to take when accessing and completing a transfer request.  

 

When to use the a transfer/relocation request?

 
Transfers that do not change the number of animals added to a UTHSCSA protocol:Transfer Type

Relocate from one UTHSCSA housing room to another

Relocate Animals without transferring to another protocol

Transport animals on a Reciprocal IACUC protocol from an affiliated organization (i.e., VA or TBRI) back to the HSC.

Request authorization to deliver animals from an affiliate organization

Transport animals on a Reciprocal IACUC protocol from the HSC to an affiliate organization (i.e., VA or TBRI)

Transfer Animals to an external researcher/entity

Ship to another(unaffiliated) organizationTransfer Animals to an external researcher/entity
Transfers that increase the total number of animals added to the receiving UTHSCSA protocol:Transfer Type

Reassign to another IACUC protocol (whether or not the animals are relocated to a different housing room), including:

    1. Transfer from one protocol to another, for the same PI
    2. Transfer from one protocol to another for a different PI
Transfer animals to another HSC protocol
Receive animals from another (unaffiliated) organization (not purchasing animals)Request authorization to deliver animals from an affiliate organization

 

General Steps to use when accessing and completing any type of transfer request:

 

Request Routing

When an animal transfer form is completed, the request will be routed to the IACP office or the LAR office. 

 IACP queue: Once the IACP office approves the below requests, the form will be routed to the LAR office.

Denying  or Approving a request

LAR queue: The below requests do not require IACP office approval and will automatically be routed to the LAR office.

Denying  or Approving a request



Protocol History

What are the differences between requests in ORCA and the paper form?


 

To successfully access ORCA, Google Chrome is the recommended browser supported by regulatory and IT support staff.
If you have technical difficulties logging on, or viewing a protocol information contact VPR-IT@UTHSCSA.EDU OR 210-562-5691.
If you have questions specific to the transfer or relocation of your animals, email lar@uthscsa.edu.