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Lactation Rooms

Congratulations for embarking on your journey of parenthood!

Private, Sanitary & Safe: Lactation Rooms

With a number of rooms readily available, that are generally no more than a 5 - 7 minute walk from the nursing mother's work area, the CARE Office at UC Merced offers Lactation Rooms as a special accommodation to mothers seeking to breastfeed.

For access and a downloadable PDF: access_request_for_lactation_rooms-aug_2019.pdf

If you or a guest are in need of immediate access, please contact the CARE Director: Yesenia Curiel 


On-Campus Sites

  • Kolligian Library: 1st floor adjacent to the woman's restroom (has a refrigerator)


  • Classroom and Office Building 2 (COB2): 3rd floor 3T3 Across from 312


  • Social Sciences and Management Building (SSM): 2nd floor 214 (has a refrigerator)


  • Student Services Building (SSB): 2nd floor next to restrooms - Room #2T3 (has a refrigerator)


  • Student Activities and Athletics Center (SAAC): 1st floor Women's bathroom
  • Arts and Computational Sciences (ACS): 2nd floor, ACS 224


  • Sustainability Research and Engineering (SRE): 1st floor, SRE 143


Off-Campus Sites

For a list of Off campus sites, please refer to the HR website.


Other Breastfeeding / Lactation Resources