In-Vivo Animal Core Winter 2020 Holiday Hours

December 24, 2020 12:00 PM to January 4, 2021 8:00 AM

Snow covered pine treesSeveral service areas in the Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM) will be closed or operating at limited capacity during the upcoming holiday season.

Both In-Vivo Animal Core (IVAC) laboratories at NCRC and ARF will close for sample submission AND pick-ups at 12:00 PM (noon) on Thursday, December 24.

Please be aware that not all services will be available on Thursday, December 24, and no services will be performed during the time that IVAC is closed (Friday, December 25, 2020 – Friday, January 1, 2021).

If you have samples that cannot sit over the break, please plan accordingly and submit early. Sample submission and pick-up is available by appointment only and should be scheduled in advance via the IVAC website.

Labs will re-open on Monday, January 4, 2021, at 8:00 AM (NCRC) and 9:00 AM (ARF).

To ensure that your research needs are met quickly and efficiently, please review and share these schedules with your team, plan ahead, and act early.


  • If you have questions about ULAM holiday hours, please contact the ULAM Business Office at or (734) 764-0277 (leave a voicemail and your call will be returned).
  • Questions about IVAC services should be directed to