Office of Research, UC Riverside
Office of Research Integrity

UCR Animal Care and Use Training Course


For Both New and Returning Users

Be sure to print out a copy of your certificate at the end of the exam and submit it to the Office of the Campus Veterinarian with the remainder of your training paperwork.

Returning users

Users with a Username and Password go to the AALAS Learning Library web site

New Users

Please read through all the instructions before starting. 

You may want to print them out for reference.

Be sure to submit your certificate of completion to the Office of Research Integrity when you have finished the course. If you don't, we will have no way of knowing you are finished with the course.

Instructions for New Users
New users must contact the IACUC training staff at to obtain a user name and password.  
Please be sure to include all of the following in your email:

  1. your first and last name
  2. your email address
  3. The name of the PI you will be working with
  4. The protocol number (AUP#). Get from the PI.

When you receive your Username and Password, navigate to the AALAS Learning Library web site.

  1. When open the site, log-in using the username and password that our office has given you.
  2. Once you have logged in, you will be required to enter the following information:
  • first name
  • last name
  • Company (enter "UCR")
  • mailing address
  • work phone
  • email address
  • PI/Lab Name
Please enter this information accurately (correct name, etc) because this is how your exam records will saved.

3.  Once you enter your personal information, you are ready to begin the course.  Click on the "Track" link on the menu bar across the top of the page.

4.  Then click on "UC Riverside Animal Care and Use Training Course" under University Of Riverside at California.

5.  You will see a list of what is covered in the course.  Scroll down and click on "course" to begin the course.

You can return at anytime to finish the course and start directly where you left on in the course last time.

6.  When you have finished the course, you will need to take the exam.  When you have finished the exam, print out a copy of the certificate and submit it to our office with the rest of your training paperworkIf you do not submit a copy of your certificate of completion to our office, we will not know that you have completed the course.