Lactation Advocacy Subcommittee

The Lactation Advocacy Subcommittee's mission is to expand access to dedicated lactation rooms wherever employees and students are located, maintain clean and welcoming rooms for the comfort of nursing parents, and provide lactation resources for parents new to campus or returning from maternity leave.

Currently, there are six lactation spaces available on campus:

  • Cain Hall, Room R201A
  • Continuing Education Building, Room 105
  • Joe Crowley Student Union, Room 309B
  • William N. Pennington Medical Education Building, Room 208B
  • William N. Pennington Health Sciences Building, Room 101
  • Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, Room 511

There is an additional lactation space available off-campus:

  • Moana Professional Center, 745 W. Moana Lane, Room 310
  • Nell J. Redfield Building, Redfield Campus, Room 112B

Cain Hall

Room: 201A

To access: Please contact Anna Kalminskaia (akalmin@unr.edu) or Michelle Wilson (mmwilson@unr.edu). Users will then be sent an access form to fill out and return. Once returned, users will gain access to the lactation room calendar in order to book time in the room as well as the access code to enter the room.

Amenities: The room in Cain Hall is equipped with a Medela Lactina Dual-Pump, a microwave and a refrigerator. Please bring your own connectors.

Continuing Education Building

Room: 105

To access: The lactation/quiet room is conveniently located in the lobby on the first floor and available during normal business hours. For access, please contact the Title IX Office at eotix@unr.edu to request a key code.

Amenities: The room in CEB contains a microwave and refrigerator.

Joe Crowley Student Union

Room: 309B

To access: The lactation room is located on the third floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union. It is a shared space with the theatre dressing room. Please ask a staff member in the JCSU Administrative Offices on the 4th floor to get access to the room or call (775) 784-6505.

Amenities: The space has no lactation-specific equipment.

William N. Pennington Medical Education Building

Room: 208B

To access: This lactation/quiet room is located behind the main reception in the School of Medicine Office of the Dean suite. The room is available during normal business hours and is utilized on a first-come, first-served basis.

Amenities: The space is equipped with a microwave and refrigerator.

William N. Pennington Health Sciences Building

Room: 101

To access: The lactation/quiet room is conveniently located in the lobby on the first floor in room 101. The room is available during normal business hours and is utilized on a first-come, first-served basis.

Amenities: The space is equipped with a microwave, a refrigerator and has a sink.

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

Room: 511

To access: Access to the room is available for any non-Libraries staff, faculty, and students, as well as visitors, during regular Admin Office business hours. To access, please go to the Libraries Admin Office in room 513 and request access to the Wellness room. A key will be checked out and returned after each use.

Amenities: The room in the Knowledge Center is equipped with a Medela Lactina Select pump. Please bring your own parts and connectors.

Moana Professional Center and University Health

Room: 310

To access: Both rooms are quiet/lactation rooms available to staff, students and patients during normal business hours. Rooms are utilized on a first come, first served basis. Contact UNR Med reception at (775) 784-6063 for more information.

Amenities: The space has no lactation-specific equipment.

Redfield Campus Building A – Nell J. Redfield Building

Room: 112B

To access: The lactation/quiet room is conveniently located on the first floor inside study/lounge area 112 and available during normal business hours. It is utilized on a first-come, first-served basis. The space is a shared meeting room and lactation/quiet room. Should the space be occupied, please ask a staff member in your department for access to another private space. Contact Extended Studies at (775) 784-4046 for more information.

Amenities: The space has no lactation-specific equipment.

Contact us

If you need help locating a lactation space that meets your needs, please contact the Lactation Advocacy Subcommittee at lqr@unr.edu. There may be additional spaces available that could meet individual needs.