University Safety and Assurances

Per Diem Rates

Species Per Unit Rate ($)
UWM Users

Guinea Pig (suspended cages, paired animals) per day 0.759

Guinea Pig (shoebox cages, per animal) per day 1.473

Hamster (shoebox cages, per animal) per day 0.965

Mouse (conventional, per cage) per day 0.170

Mouse (barrier/quarantine, per cage) per day 0.916

Pigeon per day 0.673

Rabbit per day 1.755

Rat (barrier/quarantine, per cage) per day 1.190

Rat (conventional, per animal) per day 0.369

Swine, miniature per day 5.515

Non-UWM Users

All species per day varies

Special Services

Tech Time, Level 1 per hour $28.45

Tech Time, Level 2 per hour $13.54

Tech Time, Level 3 per hour $9.50

Rodent Weaning per cage $5.80

Note 1: Species or housing arrangements not noted above - rates to be determined by time studies

Note 2: Animal Resource Center staff do not perform surgeries or animal manipulations. PI's must arrange for these services separately. Please contact ARC staff for guidance: 414-229-6016 or 414-229-2905

Note 3: PI's must check with ARC staff in advance for availibility and use of limited core facilities and caging. Unless special arrangements are made, PI's must plan to provide their own caging, laminar flow hoods, biosafety cabinets, etc.