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.



BuildingStreet AddressRoomAccess*Equipment (chair included in all rooms)Building Contact
3535 Market Street Building3535 Market StreetRoom 30678:00am-6:00pm; available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCardMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, Sink, tabletop, windowPSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Anatomy/Chemistry Building3620 Hamilton WalkRoom 102A7am-8:30pm; available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCardMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, Sink, tabletop, windowPSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Biomedical Research Building II/III421 Curie BoulevardRoom 1417, 12117am-8:30pm; available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCardMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump (1417), Sink, tabletopPSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Blockley Hall423 Guardian DriveRoom 424Available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCardMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletopPSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
3930 Chestnut Street
3930 Chestnut Street1st FloorBusiness hours; available to faculty, staff, and students with ID accessMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletopPSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (35 Pump Rooms)Room locations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on a first-come-first-served basis; no keys or sign-up requiredMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, chair, sink, tabletop, breast milk storage bottles and labelsBreastfeeding and Lactation Program, 215-590-4442
Clinical Research Building415 Curie Boulevard508Business hours; available to faculty and staff with ID accessTabletopPSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Colket Translational Research Building3501 Civic Center BoulevardRooms 2015, 10035A, 2 Mamava lactation pod on Floors 2 and 11Business hours; available to faculty and staff with ID accessMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, sink, tabletop, refrigeratorDiane Spatz, 215-898-8100, wellnessbenefits@email.chop.edu
Evans Building, Dental School240 S. 40th StreetLower Level, Room LL097am-7pm; Penn Dental faculty, staff, and students; Access Code can be received at Security Desk in the Schattner Center with valid PennFeatures 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 Nursing418 Curie BoulevardRoom 4008 and 4009 on 4U7am-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, tabletopKaren Keith-Ford, 215-573-6022, kkford@nursing.upenn.edu
Family Resource Center3615 Locust WalkTwo Rooms, Lower LevelAcademic Year: M-F: 9am-6pm; Summer hours: M-F 10am-3pmGliders, Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletops, changing table. One of the rooms has a sink.Jessica Bolker familycenter@upenn.edu
Golkin Hall, Penn Law3501 Sansom StreetAssigned upon requestPennCard access only for Penn Law faculty, staff, and studentsTabletop, Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast PumpJo-Ann Verrier, Vice Dean, Administrative Services, jverrier@law.upenn.edu
Graduate School of Education3700 Walnut StreetRoom 227APennCard access only for GSE faculty, staff, and studentsMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, window, tabletopTerence Newby, Building Administrator, 215-573-4465, tnewby@upenn.edu
Irvine Auditorium3401 Spruce StreetG35, Ground Floor8:30am-11pm; available to faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard Tabletop, glider, Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast PumpHouston Hall Information Desk, 215-898-4636
Johnson Pavilion3610 Hamilton WalkRoom 208Business hours; available to faculty and staff with ID accessTabletopPSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Jon M. Huntsman Hall3730 Walnut StreetG29 (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, tvMBA: 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 Services3101 Walnut StreetRoom 26M-F: 8am-5pm; primarily for FRES staff and departments located on the lower level of the Left Bank BuildingTabletop, sinkBethany Flowers, 215-898-7241 bflow@upenn.edu
Stephen A. Levin Building

425 S. University Avenue

Room 230Available 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 & Sciences37th and Locust Walk2nd FloorM-F: 7am-8:30pm; available to faculty, staff, and students with PennCard or key passcodeMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, sink, tabletopSean Kirwin, 215-898-8226, kirwin@sas.upenn.edu
Meyerson Hall, School of Design210 S. 34th Street PennCard access only (key signed out, see G29)Tabletop, lounge chair, Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast PumpOperations & Planning Office, Room G29, 215-898-8322, pdfac@design.upenn.edu
Nursing Renewal Center2nd floor Donner M-F: available to faculty, staff, and students with PennCard3 Medela Hospital Grade Breast Pumps, refrigerator, microwave, infusion chairs, supplies, nearby kitchenette with sinkContact the center at 215-662-2471
Penn Museum3260 South StreetFirst Aid Room10:00am-5:00pm; available to all with a keySink in conjoining bathroomVisitor Services: 215-898-4001
Penn Women's Center3643 Locust Walk1st Floor, next to the kitchen9:30am-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 Economics133 South 36th StreetRoom 0L1, Lower levelAvailable 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, 267-887-0379 mnixon@sas.upenn.edu or Sean Kirwin kirwin@sas.upenn.edu
Perelman Center-South Tower3400 Civic Center BoulevardRm 140 on Floors 10, 11, 12, 14Business hours; available to faculty and staff with ID access2 Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Pumps in each room, tabletoppwc@pobox.upenn.edu PSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Richards Medical Research Laboratories3700 Locust WalkC316Available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard or black keyMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletopPSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Robert Schattner Center, Dental School240 S. 40th StreetMamava Pod, Second Floor, Outside main patient waiting area7am-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 appTabletop, refrigeratorRichard Le, Director of Human Resources, 215-898-8919, rle@upenn.edu
Rosenthal Building, Veterinary School3800 Spruce StreetRoom 227e9am-5pm with PennCard; available to faculty, staff, and students with keyMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast PumpKim Kopple, Director of Planning, Design and Construction, 215-898-4228, kkopple@vet.upenn.edu
Silverstein Building3400 Spruce Street8th floorBusiness hours; available to staff with keyMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pumps, tabletop, refrigerator available on the Silverstein 8 maternity wardSecurity at 215-662-7215 for entry
Smilow Translational Research Center3400 Civic Center BoulevardRoom 145 on floors 8-12Business hours; available to faculty and staffMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletopPSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Stemmler Hall, Perelman School of Medicine3450 Hamilton Walk184 and 4847am-8:30pm; available to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCardSink, tabletopPSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000
Translational Research Laboratory125 S. 31st Street205BAvailable to School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students with a PennCardMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletopPaula DeFusco, 215-222-6300
Towne Building, School of Engineering220 S. 33rd StreetRoom 314AAvailable 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, sinkEngineering Operational Services, 215-898-5598, eos@seas.upenn.edu
University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS)Room locations Room 314A24 hours a day, 7 days a week on a first-come-first-served basis; no keys or sign-up requiredMedela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletopPSOM Facilities, 215-898-8000eos@seas.upenn.edu
Van Pelt Library3420 Walnut StreetGround FloorAvailable during hours the building is open: Library Hours Tabletop, refrigeratorPeter Collins: 215-746-4156 or pcoll@pobox.upenn.edu
Van Pelt Library3420 Walnut Street5th Floor, Room 507.2Available during hours the building is open: Library Hours Medela Symphony Hospital Grade Breast Pump, tabletop, refrigeratorPeter Collins: 215-746-4156 or pcoll@pobox.upenn.edu

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