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 four lactation spaces available on campus:

  • Cain Hall, Room R201A
  • Continuing Education Building, Room 105
  • Joe Crowley Student Union, Room 309B
  • Pennington Medical Education Building Room 208B

There are additional lactation spaces available off-campus:

  • Moana Professional Center, 745 W. Moana Lane, Room 310
  • University Health, 6130 Plumas Street, Room 107

Cain Hall

To access the lactation room in Cain Hall, please contact Anna Kalminskaia ( or Michelle Wilson ( 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. 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

The lactation/quiet room is conveniently located in the lobby on the first floor and available during normal business hours. It contains a microwave and refrigerator. For access, please contact the Title IX Office at to request a key code.

Joe Crowley Student Union

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. There is no equipment provided in this space.

Pennington Medical Education Building

This room is a lactation/quiet room located behind the service desk in the UNR Med Dean’s Office. The room is utilized on a first-come, first-served basis. The space has a power strip but no refrigerator.

For more information contact Melissa Vondrak (775) 784-4604.

Moana Professional Center and University Health

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. The spaces have a power strip and refrigerator.

Contact UNR Med reception at (775) 784-6063 for more information.

Contact us

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