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We have more than 18 designated lactation spaces across campus. Other temporary spaces may be available or offered to accomodate your needs.

Any private office or conference room may be used.

Lactation spaces

2317 Alumni Park Plaza, Lactation space

This dedicated lactation space is located on the first floor of the 2317 building.

From the first floor lobby and immediately to the right of the elevator is a door that goes to the breakroom; after entering that door, the lactation room is the second door on the right. The door is equipped with a dead bolt lock and occupied/vacant signage on the outside of the room.

No reservations are necessary.

Agriculture Science Center North, room N-204

This lactation space is located inside the entrance of the women’s restroom on the 2nd floor (N-204).

It is equipped with a door separating it from the restroom with a deadbolt lock and an occupied/vacant sign. There is an electrical outlet, couch, table, and access to running water.

No reservations are needed. Call Megan Lucy for assistance at (859) 257-7249.

College of Law, room 093

The College of Law is located at 620 South Limestone. Room 093 is on the basement level. Please contact the following people with questions about this space:

Alina Emen: alina.emen@uky.edu
Jayme Ware: virginia.ware@uky.edu

College of Nursing, room 604

This dedicated lactation space is located on the 6th floor of the College of Nursing in room 604.

The key and sign in/out sheet is available at the front desk of the computer study room (also on the 6th floor). Please return this key to the front desk after you leave the room.

There is also a sign-in and waiver sheet inside the room for mothers to sign.

College of Public Health, room 215A

CLOSED FOR FALL 2020.

This is a dedicated lactation space in room 215A.

Anyone needing to use this room will get the key in room 212.

Contact: Bonnie Gay, 859-218-2330.

Erikson Hall, room 212

Access is arranged through the administrative offices for the School of Human Environmental Sciences and Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Office. Schedule access to the space in advance by emailing ruth.cremeans@uky.edu or s.gililland@uky.edu or by calling 859-257-3887.

Frank D. Peterson Service Building, room 201A

This locked lactation space, Room 201A, is located on the 2nd floor and is adjacent to the women's restroom.

Contact and Reservations: Email kanesha.rice@uky.edu. The key is available in 108 Peterson.

Gatton College of Business and Economics, room 427

This lactation space is located on the 4th floor in room 427.

The room remains locked and is accessible by badge access only. More info available on Gatton's facilities webpage (scroll down to bottom).

Contact and reservations: To arrange for access and sign up to use the room, email R2D2@uky.edu. Melissa Beaven (Suite 337) at (859) 257-3069 may also be contacted.

Gatton Student Center, room A130F

Three lactation spaces are located on each of the three floors in the following rooms: A130F (Level 1); A211 (Level 2); and A320 (Level 3). The rooms are unlocked unless they are in use.

No reservations are necessary.

Gatton Student Center, room A211

Three lactation spaces are located on each of the three floors in the following rooms: A130F (Level 1); A211 (Level 2); and A320 (Level 3). The rooms are unlocked unless they are in use.

No reservations are necessary.

Gatton Student Center, room A320

Three lactation spaces are located on each of the three floors in the following rooms: A130F (Level 1); A211 (Level 2); and A320 (Level 3). The rooms are unlocked unless they are in use. ​

No reservations are necessary.

Good Samaritan Hospital, room B103A

This lactation space is located in Room B103A -- across from the Security/ID Badge Office on the 1st floor.

Contact and reservations: You can access this room via a key code (available by calling the Administration Office at 859-226-7150) or asking Security for access.

Healthy Kentucky Research Building, room 305

Room 305 - Lactation Room

Contact and reservations: The room is unlocked unless it is in use. No reservations are necessary.

  • Accessible to the public
  • Chair, sink, and refrigerator for storage
  • Regular business hours, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kentucky Clinic, room K008

This lactation space is on the ground floor of the Kentucky Clinic in room K008.

You can access this room 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday; it is closed on the weekends. To use the room, stop by the information desk on the first floor of the Kentucky Clinic (Limestone entrance) and sign-out the key; please return this key to the information desk after you leave.

Contact and reservations: Kentucky Clinic Information Desk located on the first floor (Limestone entrance) at (859) 257-9805. Reservations can be made in person at the Information Desk.

Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Center, room 207

This dedicated lactation space is located past the first set of doors in the 2nd floor women's restroom in room number 207. The building's street address is 1401 University Drive. There is a locking door for the lactation space, in addition to the doors separating it from the hall and the main part of the women's restroom. There is an occupied/vacant sign on the door.

Contact and reservations: For more information, call (859) 257-5151. No reservations are needed.

Patterson Office Tower, room 214A

This lactation space is located in Patterson Office Tower 214A (second floor).

You can access the room via the kitchen between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. This space is closed on the weekends. No key is needed since the door locks from the inside. You are welcome to stop by POT 273 or 202 in the Dean’s office to have someone show you the room.

Contact and reservations: Jennifer White, 859-257-4727 or jen.white@uky.edu

Scovell Hall, Lactation space

This space is located on the first floor and provides a private, separated space for up to two employees. No key is needed.

UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital - Pavilion A, Lactation spaces

There are quiet rooms available on floors 6-10 in Pav A for lactation use when needed.

Special note for 9th floor quiet rooms: There are four quiet rooms on the 9th floor (Rooms: A09.173; A09.176; A09.273; and A09.276) that are available. Mothers will need to sign out a badge access card at the information desk located on the ground floor and then take the elevator up to the 9th floor.

​Ask the clerk at the desk for access. Mothers must bring their own pumps and supplies. 

UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, room N301G

This lactation space is located in room N301G, and is easily accessible by taking Elevator C to the third floor.

You can access this room 24/7 except for some holidays. (Please note the room is closed each day between 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. for cleaning.) The room remains unlocked, but please go to the nursing station down the hall if you cannot open the door. There are two pumping stations separated by curtains and partitions.

Medela Symphony hospital grade pumps are available, but mothers will need to bring their own tubing.

Contact: Lactation Department, (859) 323-4880 or beeper: (859) 330-6396, (Reservations are not available.)

UK HealthCare at Turfland, room T1006

This dedicated lactation space is located in Room T1006 -- right behind the main registration area -- and is available for both employee and patient use.

W.T. Young Library, Room B-82

Available hours are based upon the W.T. Young Library building hours. The room is equipped with hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, and has wireless Internet access. There is no sink or refrigerator, and users must supply their own pump. Room users are asked to limit their visit to one hour. Patrons can request a key to the lactation room at the circulation desk on the first floor. Please contact Terri Brown at terri.brown@uky.edu or 859-218-1899 for any questions.  

UK campus map

UK campus map with lacatation spaces.

Search for lactation spaces

  1. Click Find a Location at the top.
  2. Scroll down and click on Building Amenities.
  3. Click on Lactation Rooms and slide the button to Show Lactation Rooms.
  4. Click on the mother/baby icon on the map for the room number and additional information.

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Work-life

College or Department
Human Resources
Address
Scovell Hall
Phone Number
(859) 257-8763
Email Address
worklife@uky.edu