MIT Campus Lactation Rooms

See a list of available campus lactation rooms below. You can also view a campus map to see which campus buildings have a lactation room.

3-369
Private, locked room that accommodates one; walk down the 3-300 corridor and bear right at the Park Room for Innovation Education, and then take another right to find the room (across from the kitchen).  You must bring your own pump, but we provide a chair, table, sink, refrigerator, and counter area (light switch is to the left of the entry).  There is a kitchen across the hall with a microwave for steam cleaning equipment.  No sign-up is required.  For use by the MIT Community.  To get the combination to the door, contact Camille Cottrell at camillec@mit.edu, 617.324.5388.

10-384
Private room that will accommodate two located in the rear of the Ladies Lounge. A breast pump is available for use (you must supply personal equipment such as clean tubing, breast shields and collection bottles) or bring your own pump. There's a sink and refrigerator in the lounge kitchen, which also has a microwave for steam cleaning equipment. There are sofas in the lounge, as well as a bathroom with shower. The lounge is kept locked, as it is on a public corridor. Please call the Women's League office at 617.253.3656 to get the combination to the door or the Work-Life Center at 617.253.1592.  Bettina Urcuioli voluntarily coordinates room access through a google calendar; contact her at bma@mit.edu to reserve time slots.

76-154
Private, locked room located near the women's restroom in the central foyer on the ground floor. Access to 76-154 is through 76-153. You must bring your own pump but we have four comfy chairs and a power outlet is located between 2 of the chairs. There is a sink and countertop space with more power outlets above the countertop, lockers and 2 refrigerators. No sign-up required. For use by faculty, staff, and students at the Koch Institute. For more information and to gain access, contact Terry Clewley, tclewley@mit.edu, 617.258.7448 or Idulia Morgan, ilovato@mit.edu, 617.324.5014.

E19-618
Private room that will accommodate two for pumping or breastfeeding. Sink is located in nearby bathroom. Use sign-up sheet on the bulletin board to schedule a regular time to use the breast pump provided, or bring your own. To get the combination to the door, or for further assistance, contact Erin Roche or Lori White at the Work-Life Center (E19-611) at worklife@mit.edu, 617.253.1592.

E23-471
Private room located in the Community Care Center at MIT Medical. Equipped with a hospital-grade breast pump, a comfortable chair, a bed and a bathroom. If using the pump provided, you must bring personal equipment including clean tubing, breast shields and collection bottles. Take the elevator to the 4th floor of MIT Medical, walk down the hall and the room is on the right. It is available during the hours the Community Care Center is open; Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 5 PM. For more information contact the MIT Medical/Community Care Center, 617.253.5486.

E40-196A
Private, locked room located on the first floor of E40 off the central foyer, across from the elevators. Quiet room provides a table, chair, hospital-grade breast pump, and outlet behind a privacy curtain. If using the pump provided, you must bring personal equipment including clean tubing, breast shields, and collection bottles. The room also offers a second table, sink, counter, refrigerator, and small storage cabinet, with additional outlets located at the sink and second table. Light switches are on the wall to the left of the entry. No sign-up required. For information and/or access, contact Bo Richardson (b_rich@mit.edu, 617.253.9756) in Engineering Systems Division.

E51 (Basement)
Private, locked room with two chairs, privacy divider, sink, and refrigerator. No sign-up required. For use by faculty, staff, and students at the MIT Sloan School of Management. For more information, contact Lisa Monaco, lmonaco@mit.edu, 617.253.3572 or Pam Coneeny, coneeny@mit.edu, 617.253.2159, in Sloan Educational Services.

N52-172
Private, locked room that accommodates one. The room is equipped with a hospital-grade breast pump and also offers a comfortable chair, small table, sink and refrigerator.  Light switch and temperature controller is to the left of the entry.  For more information and/or access contact Kelsey Magnuson, room coordinator, at kelseyh@mit.edu or 617.452.3477.

NE49-3053
Small, quiet, locked room reserved for pumping or other health needs. Small refrigerator for storage; you must bring your own pump. Nearby kitchen with sink and microwave for cleaning equipment. No sign-up required. Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Finance. For information and/or access, contact Barbara Nickerson, bnicker@mit.edu, 617.253.2760, or Ann Harvey, awharvey@mit.edu, 617.253.0049.

W92-238
Small, quiet, locked room reserved for pumping. Room has a telephone, small refrigerator, and microwave for steam cleaning equipment. A sink is available nearby. You must bring your own pump. No sign-up required. Sponsored by IS&T. For information and/or access, contact Lois Nelms, lnelms@mit.edu, 617.253.3305.

W98-414
Private, locked room accomodates one. Located on W98 4th floor in southeastern corner of building (facing the Charles, close to the Hyatt Regency Cambridge). Access from W98 passenger elevator: exit on 4th floor, head straight toward glass conference room and take a left, lactation room is located at the end of corridor. Comfy chair and side table provided along with basic cleaning supplies. Users must provide own pumping equipment. There is a kitchen located on the western side of the floor that includes a refrigerator, sink, and microwave for steam cleaning. Room use is primarily intended for W98 staff members, however, guest use is available for visitors to the building. Due to space constraints, this room is a shared conference room/lactation room and can only be used for one purpose at a time. This room needs to be reserved in advance in order to prevent overlapping appointments. W98 employees may book time in the room via the Exchange calendar. Guests should coordinate room access with the W98 employee hosting the visit.  For more information, please contact Michele Weider on 617.253.0752 or Erin Policastro on 617.324.8504.

Lactation rooms available through the science community
The School of Science houses several lactation rooms.  Room 6-236 is open to any nursing mother in the MIT Community.  Other School of Science lactation rooms are for use by nursing women associated with the School or, in some cases, a particular department. For specific information about the following rooms, contact the corresponding administrative officer.

6-236: for MIT Community; sponsored by Chemistry & Math Departments
6C-247: for Physics use only
46-2033N: for Brain and Cognitive Sciences use only
54-827A: for School of Science use only; sponsored by EAP Headquarters, Contact Information: EAP Headquearters-No sign up is required, please contact Headquarters for keypad lock combination at 3-2127 or room 54-918.

68-577A: for School of Science use only; sponsored by Biology

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