How to Find On-Campus Lactation Space

Schools and Centers are responsible for ensuring that faculty and staff have access to appropriate space for lactation responsibilities when they return to work after having a baby. Information about dedicated lactation spaces on campus are listed below. If your school/center isn’t listed here, contact Human Resources for more information.



Building Street Address Room Access* Equipment (chair included in all rooms) Building Contact
3535 Market Street Building 3535 Market Street Room 3067 8:00am-6:00pm; available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, Sink, tabletop, window PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Anatomy/Chemistry Building 3620 Hamilton Walk Room 102A 7am-8:30pm; available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, Sink, tabletop, window PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Biomedical Research Building II/III 421 Curie Boulevard Room 1417, 1211 7am-8:30pm; available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump (1417), Sink, tabletop PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Blockley Hall 423 Guardian Drive Room 424 Available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletop PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
3930 Chestnut Street
3930 Chestnut Street 1st Floor Business hours; available to faculty, staff, and students with ID access Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletop PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (35 Pump Rooms) Click here for room locations   24 hours a day, 7 days a week on a first-come-first-served basis; no keys or sign-up required Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, chair, sink, tabletop, breast milk storage bottles and labels Breastfeeding and Lactation Program, 215-590-4442
Clinical Research Building 415 Curie Boulevard 508 Business hours; available to faculty and staff with ID access Tabletop PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Colket Translational Research Building 3501 Civic Center Boulevard Rooms 2015, 10035A, 2 Mamava lactation pod on Floors 2 and 11 Business hours; available to faculty and staff with ID access Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, sink, tabletop, refrigerator Diane Spatz, 215-898-8100, wellnessbenefits@email.chop.edu
Evans Building, Dental School 240 S. 40th Street Lower Level, Room LL09 7am-7pm; Penn Dental faculty, staff, and students; Access Code can be received at Security Desk in the Schattner Center with valid Penn Features two private nursing areas each with a hook, mirror, table, and a power outlet for plugging in a breast pump. The space also has a refrigerator and one Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump available for use. Richard Le, Director of Human Resources, 215-898-8919, rle@upenn.edu
Fagin Hall, School of Nursing 418 Curie Boulevard Room 4008 and 4009 on 4U 7am-5pm; Nursing School faculty, staff, and students. There is an adjacent rom for Nursing School faculty, staff, and students only. Access to the room is 24 hours with a valid Penncard. Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletop Karen Keith-Ford, 215-573-6022, kkford@nursing.upenn.edu
Family Resource Center 3615 Locust Walk Two Rooms, Lower Level Academic Year: M-F: 9am-6pm; Summer hours: M-F 10am-3pm Gliders, Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletops, changing table. One of the rooms has a sink. Jessica Bolker familycenter@upenn.edu
Golkin Hall, Penn Law 3501 Sansom Street Assigned upon request PennCard access only for Penn Law faculty, staff, and students Tabletop, Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump Jo-Ann Verrier, Vice Dean, Administrative Services, jverrier@law.upenn.edu
Graduate School of Education 3700 Walnut Street Room 227A PennCard access only for GSE faculty, staff, and students Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, window, tabletop Terence Newby, Building Administrator, 215-573-4465, tnewby@upenn.edu
Irvine Auditorium 3401 Spruce Street G35, Ground Floor 8:30am-11pm; available to faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard Tabletop, glider, Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump Houston Hall Information Desk, 215-898-4636
Johnson Pavilion 3610 Hamilton Walk Room 208 Business hours; available to faculty and staff with ID access Tabletop PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Jon M. Huntsman Hall 3730 Walnut Street G29 (4 rooms) Fall and Spring: 24/7 Summer: 7am - 10pm
Holiday hours vary
Special PennCard access by request for Wharton faculty, staff and students (72 hours)
2 Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pumps, sink, tabletop, reclining chair with ottoman, tv MBA: Cindy Armour, armour@wharton.upenn.edu
WEMBA: Rhonda Frenkel, frenkelr@wharton.upenn.edu
Doctoral: Gidget Murray, gmurray@wharton.upenn.edu
Faculty: Departmental BA Staff: Jill Gran, Wharton Human Resources, jillgran@wharton.upenn.edu/a>
Left Bank, Facilities and Real Estate Services 3101 Walnut Street Room 26 M-F: 8am-5pm; primarily for FRES staff and departments located on the lower level of the Left Bank Building Tabletop, sink Bethany Flowers, 215-898-7241 bflow@upenn.edu
Stephen A. Levin Building

425 S. University Avenue

Room 230 Available to faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard. Priority is given to occupants of Levin, Leidy, Goddard and Lynch buildings. Door code is required. Sink, refrigerator, countertop, and comfortable chair. John Robinson, Building Manager, 215-746-2699, jwr98@sas.upenn.edu
McNeil Building, School of Arts & Sciences 37th and Locust Walk 2nd Floor M-F: 7am-8:30pm; available to faculty, staff, and students with PennCard or key passcode Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, sink, tabletop Sean Kirwin, 215-898-8226, kirwin@sas.upenn.edu
Meyerson Hall, School of Design 210 S. 34th Street   PennCard access only (key signed out, see G29) Tabletop, lounge chair, Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump Operations & Planning Office, Room G29, 215-898-8322, pdfac@design.upenn.edu
Nursing Renewal Center 2nd floor Donner   M-F: available to faculty, staff, and students with PennCard 3 Medela Hospital Grade Breast Pumps, refrigerator, microwave, infusion chairs, supplies, nearby kitchenette with sink Contact the center at 215-662-2471
Penn Museum 3260 South Street First Aid Room 10:00am-5:00pm; available to all with a key Sink in conjoining bathroom Visitor Services: 215-898-4001
Penn Women's Center 3643 Locust Walk 1st Floor, next to the kitchen 9:30am-5:30pm; available to all. First time users are asked to fill out a form located on the door of the lactation space. Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, small refrigerator to store milk; free pump kit; changing tables; children's books; small library of books about parenting. Maria Acostsmacosta@upenn.edu
Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics 133 South 36th Street Room 0L1, Lower level Available to faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard. Priority is given to occupants of the Perelman Center of Political Science and Economics. Door code is required. Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, sink, refrigerator, countertop, small side table, and comfortable chair. Mary Nixon, Administrator, 267-887-0379mnixon@sas.upenn.edu or Sean Kirwinkirwin@sas.upenn.edu
Perelman Center-South Tower 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Rm 140 on Floors 10, 11, 12, 14 Business hours; available to faculty and staff with ID access 2 Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Pumps in each room, tabletop PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Richards Medical Research Laboratories 3700 Locust Walk C316 Available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard or black key Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletop PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Robert Schattner Center, Dental School 240 S. 40th Street Mamava Pod, Second Floor, Outside main patient waiting area 7am-7pm; Penn Dental Patients and Visitors; Access Code can be received at Security Desk in the Schattner Center OR via the Mamava app (free for iOS and Android). The app unlocks the pod via Bluetooth technology and once a mother is inside and locks the dead bolt, the pod registers as “in use” on the app Tabletop, refrigerator Richard Le, Director of Human Resources, 215-898-8919, rle@upenn.edu
Rosenthal Building, Veterinary School 3800 Spruce Street Room 227e 9am-5pm with PennCard; available to faculty, staff, and students with key Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump Kim Kopple, Director of Planning, Design and Construction, 215-898-4228, kkopple@vet.upenn.edu
Silverstein Building 3400 Spruce Street 8th floor Business hours; available to staff with key Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pumps, tabletop, refrigerator available on the Silverstein 8 maternity ward Security at 215-662-7215 for entry
Smilow Translational Research Center 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Room 145 on floors 8-12 Business hours; available to faculty and staff Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletop PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Stemmler Hall, Perelman School of Medicine 3450 Hamilton Walk 184 and 484 7am-8:30pm; available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard Sink, tabletop PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Translational Research Laboratory 125 S. 31st Street 205B Available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletop Paula DeFusco, 215-222-6300
Towne Building, School of Engineering 220 S. 33rd Street Room 314A Available to the University community and University visitors. Access can be obtained by emailing eos@seas.upenn.edu for code. Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, small table, sink Engineering Operational Services, 215-898-5598, eos@seas.upenn.edu
University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) Click here for room locations Room 314A 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on a first-come-first-served basis; no keys or sign-up required Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletop PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Van Pelt Library 3420 Walnut Street Ground Floor Available during hours the building is open: Library Hours Tabletop, refrigerator Peter Collins: 215-746-4156 or pcoll@pobox.upenn.edu
Van Pelt Library 3420 Walnut Street 5th Floor, Room 507.2 Available during hours the building is open: Library Hours Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletop, refrigerator Peter Collins: 215-746-4156 or pcoll@pobox.upenn.edu

*Accommodations for other members of the Penn community, if space is available.