The New York University, Washington Square Campus, Office of Veterinary Resources (OVR) in conjunction with the University Animal Welfare Committee (UAWC) provides facilities, services, information, and training to ensure animal welfare and to facilitate effective research using laboratory animals. The employees of OVR are committed to working together in a positive, supportive manner to achieve and maintain a program of excellence.

This program includes: providing humane care and use of animals promoted through veterinary oversight, continuing education and training; facilitating campus research and educational programs through collaboration, consultation and professional services; assuring compliance with applicable federal and state regulations; supporting the University in achieving its academic mission and commitment to public service.

The OVR central office is open from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Animal Facility Offices are open from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. During these hours OVR Animal Technicians will be on site to provide animal care and technical assistance. Technical assistance may be arranged in advance by submission of the technical services request form to the facility supervisor. Any assistance that is required beyond these times can be scheduled through the central office.