Lactation Rooms

We welcome students, faculty and staff to use our nurturing environments designed to help you transition back to school and/or work while nursing, chest feeding, pumping, etc. Appointment/Reservations are required.  For more information, please review the CUNY Lactation Policy.

Alternative lactation space is offered in the Health Services Offices. They can be contacted at (212) 220-8157, Room N-380.

Locations and Hours

Women’s Resource Center Location Main Building S-340K
Building Hours: 7 Days a week 6:30 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
Staffed Lactation Room Hours: Monday – Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Available by Appointment/Reservation Only

Murray Building (M-317) and Fiterman  Building (F-910)
Building Hours: 7 Days a week 6:30 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
Available by Appointment/Reservation Only

How to make an appointment 

  1. Contact the Women’s Resource Center
    – (212) 220-8166;
    – Or stop by our office in Main Building S340
  2. Provide the following information to request your reservation:
    – Fill Name
    – Email
    – CUNY ID
    – Phone Number
    – Location(s) you would like to reserve
    – Specific date(s)/range and time(s) you are requesting
  3. The WRC will confirm your appointment/reservation via email with details and next steps.

Please Note:

  • Appointments can be one time or recurring in 30 minute intervals
  • Reservation requests should be made a minimum of 1 business day before your desired reservation date(s)/time(s)
  • Requests not made within that time frame are not guaranteed
  • For cancellations or rescheduling, please contact the WRC immediately

Before/After Hours and Weekend Appointments

Follow steps 1-3. The WRC will share your appointment request with Public Safety to coordinate access to the space and will contact you to confirm you appointments.

General Information

  • Lactation Rooms contain a rocking chair, electrical outlets, hand sanitizer, paper towels, and literature
  • There is NO refrigeration available for breast milk pumped. Please bring an appropriate travel bag for the expressed milk
  • Users must sign in and out on the attendance sheet and use the provided “Do Not Disturb” sign
  • Cleanliness is important, please clean up and dispose of any used materials in the waste receptacle provided


Women's Resource Center

199 Chambers Street, Room S-340
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8165

Office Hours:
9 a.m.–5 p.m