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NOTICE: On Saturday morning, April 29, 2017, from approximately 7 a.m. - 1 p.m., PRAMS document services will undergo a software upgrade. Users should avoid uploading PRAMS documents, including accepting PRAMS eSubmissions, during this time as they may not be retained. In addition, users may see errors when trying to access PRAMS documents during this time. This notice will be removed when the upgrade is complete.

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Announcement - CATS IACUC Pilot

The pilot release of CATS IACUC, a new online system replacing PRAMS and paper for animal care and use submissions, is underway. During the pilot release:
  • Triennial renewal submissions for protocols expiring on or after July 15, 2017 must be submitted in CATS IACUC.
  • Principal investigators of these protocols will receive direct communication about this requirement 90 days prior to the submission deadline.
  • Training will be provided.
Additional information is online at (for Hershey researchers) and (for all other Penn State researchers).