Our Mission

Support faculty, students, staff and university administration in efforts to encourage and support research, creative activities, and other expressions of academic scholarship.

Mentored Learning

We sponsor several mentoring programs that connect undergraduate students with faculty mentors to work on research projects and creative endeavors.

Compliance Committees

ORCA houses three compliance committees responsible for managing and approving human subject, animal subject, and recombinant DNA research.

Year-to-Date Totals:

Awards: 204
Funding: $19,670,429


August 2014

5th IACUC Meeting
7th IRB Meeting
8th IACUC September Deadline (to Preliminary Reviewers)
20th IRB September Meeting Deadline
IACUC September Deadline (to IACUC Secretary)

September 2014

1st Labor Day Holiday
2nd First day of fall semester
2nd IACUC Meeting
4th IRB Meeting
10th IACUC October Deadline (to Preliminary Reviewers)
19th IRB October Meeting Deadline
IACUC October Deadline (to IACUC Secretary)
ORCA Grant Workshops

October 2014

7th IACUC Meeting
2nd IRB Meeting
10th IACUC November Deadline (to Preliminary Reviewers)
20th IRB November Meeting Deadline
IACUC November Deadline (to IACUC Secretary)

November 2014

4th IACUC Meeting
6th IRB Meeting
10th IACUC December Deadline (to Preliminary Reviewers)
20th IRB December Meeting Deadline
IACUC December Deadline (to IACUC Secretary)
Thanksgiving Holiday