University Animal Care

Overview of Services


UAC provides a variety of sophisticated services to support innovative biomedical research. Our amenities range from full scientific collaboration in study design and implementation, to animal model selection and design, to the provision of technical assistance for study activities. We are a service organization, caring for animals and curing disease. Our faculty and staff are experts in the care and use of animals in research, and we strongly encourage utilization of our collective expertise and the services we provide.


The UAC iLab Core Page provides the following capabilities for investigators:


Schedule Rooms Tab

  • Access to self-serve reservations for small animal procedure and surgery rooms located within UAC facilities. 
  • Calendars currently available: University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS), Central Animal Facility (CAF), and Phoenix Animal Facility (PAF) including the X-RAD 320 irradiator. 


Request Services Tab

  • Equipment and Supply Sterilization Request
  • Large Animal Procedure and Surgery Request 




University of Arizona Health Sciences - Tucson, AZ 85724

Central Animal Facility - Tucson, AZ 85721

Keating/BIO5 - Tucson, AZ 85724

Phoenix Animal Facility - Phoenix, AZ 85004


Links and Resources

  1. University Animal Care website