Animal Training


Please go to the training website to access information about the courses we offer and how to register for them.


McMaster CAF Correspondence Box

The Correspondence Box located outside of the Main Entrance to the CAF is not to be used moving forward.  Please come into the facility to drop off forms, or submit them electronically.  If you are unsure of where to email your forms, please send them to the Main Office email

McMaster Animal Facilities Training-Update

In person training has been scheduled and will start up again in March of 2021.  Please note that it could be stopped at any time, based on recommendations from Public Health or the University.


Return to Research: Phase 2

Please fill out the RTR Phase 2 FORM, which includes a section to select training for new/existing lab members, and send it to once it has been completed. 

Please note that training will not be available to those who have not been listed on the approved RTR Phase 2 form. 

McMaster University's Announcement on Re-Opening of Research: Phase 1

McMaster University posted information regarding on-campus and fieldwork research on Friday, May 22nd. 

The Animal Facility Research Phase 1 form is to be filled out and submitted once approval to begin research has been received by the ADR.  Please fill out the form and send it to

Rooms will have signs showing the maximum number of people (including Animal Facility Staff) allowed in the room at any time. All animal housing rooms and all Biological Safety Cabinets must be booked ahead of time.  Please visit the About Our Facilities page, and click on About Our Facilities on the drop down list to access the link to the booking sheet.

Welcome to the McMaster Animal Facilities 

This website provides links to forms, information, and resources about all animal facilities affiliated with McMaster University.

If you have any problems with the website or questions, please feel free to contact us. Email: Website Administration 

An account is required to access most information/material. Please contact the Training and Regulatory Coordinator to receive a username and password.

General Inquiries can be sent to