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Email:  dlar@pitt.edu
Administration
Animal Ordering Deadline and Delivery Changes Due to University Closures
 
To help in research planning, the DLAR is announcing changes in animal order deadlines and deliveries resulting from University closures. The following information is also posted on the animal ordering website.

The DLAR Administrative Office will be closed November 22-23, 2018, and December 24, 2018 – January 1, 2019.

Thanksgiving Holiday 2018 Closure/DLAR Animal Ordering Changes

Due to the University's Thanksgiving Holiday closure on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2018, the ordering deadline will be changed to 12:00 PM (noon) Monday, November 19 for delivery the week of November 26. No animals will be delivered on November 22 or 23. Jackson Labs will deliver on Wednesday, November 21. All other rodent vendors will deliver on Tuesday, November 20.

Winter Recess 2018 Closure/DLAR Animal Ordering Changes

Due to the University's Winter Recess closure from Monday, December 24, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019, no animals will be delivered and no orders will be processed.

The ordering deadline will be 5:00 PM Tuesday, December 18 for delivery Wednesday, January 2 through Friday, January 4.

To reiterate, if you need an animal delivered January 2 through January 4 2019, the order must be placed by 5:00 PM Tuesday, December 18 and the delivery date must be noted on the order.

ATTENTION: Charles Rivers, Envigo and Taconic users

Charles Rivers, Envigo and Taconic will deliver on Tuesday, December 18 and will not deliver again until Tuesday, January 8, 2019. To receive a delivery on December 18, please make sure your order is placed by 5:00 PM Tuesday, December 11. To receive an order on January 8, please make sure your order is placed by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 1. Requested delivery date must be noted on the order.

ATTENTION: Jackson Lab users

Jackson Lab will deliver on Wednesday, December 19 and will not deliver again until Wednesday, January 2. To receive a delivery on December 19 OR January 2, please make sure your order is placed by 5:00 PM Tuesday, December 11. Requested delivery date must be noted on the order.

RETURN TO NORMAL ANIMAL ORDER OPERATIONS

The normal DLAR ordering and delivery schedule will resume on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Orders placed by 5:00 PM Tuesday, January 8 will be scheduled for delivery the following week.