Loans & Access

Please note that all loan requests and returns as well as visits to the collection are suspended due to COVID-19 policy. Please plan accordingly and we will update our policy as the situation changes. Thank you for your understanding. Posted August 2020.


Access to Collections

Please read our Access and Tours policies here.

Admission and use of collections are granted to research scientists, graduate students, and other visitors with a scientific interest in the collections. Access to the collections is by appointment only and usually during administrative hours. Requests to visit the collections should be made to the appropriate Curator.


Loans of Specimens

Before requesting a loan, please read the Specimen Loan Policy as posted in the MVZ Handbook

Requesting Tissue Samples

Before requesting a tissue grant, please do the following:

Query MVZ Database

In all cases, search the database to make sure the MVZ has the specimens and parts (i.e., skin, skeleton, or preparation type) that you require.