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Lactation Rooms

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Supporting the lactation needs of nursing mothers

ODU provides lactation rooms and reasonable break time for employees and students to express breast milk, for up to 12 months after the birth of a child.

What is a lactation room?

Lactations rooms are private spaces on campus for nursing moms to pump that should be:

  • Appropriately functional (not a bathroom)
  • Shielded from view and free from intrusion of coworkers or the public
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Lactation Rooms Map

Map of Lactation Rooms

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Using the Lactation Rooms

Employees & Students must:

  • Coordinate with your supervisor or class instructor time needed for lactation
  • Reserve the lactation room you would like to use
  • Follow any rules or procedures per lactation room

Supervisors & Class Instructors must:

  • Permit reasonable paid break time or time away from class for nursing mothers to use lactation rooms as needed.
  • Be aware that the frequency and duration of the break time will likely vary.

Norfolk Main Campus Locations


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Spong Hall

  Reservation

Main Desk: 757-683-3042

  Room 1509 (1st floor)

5255 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23529

  Hours

M - F 8am - 5pm




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Student Recreation Center

  Reservation

SRC Main Desk: 757-683-3384

  Room 1100A (1st floor)

4700 Powhatan Ave, Norfolk, VA 23529

  Hours

M - F 8am - 10pm
Sat 9am - 2pm




Perry Library

University Libraries

  Reservation

Circulation Desk: 757-683-4154

  Room 2018 (2nd floor)

4427 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23529

  Hours

M - F 8am - 11:45pm
Sat. 9am - 5:45pm
Sun. 9am - 11:45pm

Summer Hours will vary




Webb University Center

Webb Center

  Reservation

Main Desk: 757-683-4388

  Room 2202 (inside the Career Development Center)

1301 W 49th St, Norfolk, VA 23529

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  Hours

M - F 8am - 10pm
Sat 9am - 2pm




Regional Centers Locations


Peninsula Higher Education Center

Peninsula Higher Education Center

  Reservation

Call Front Desk 757-766-5200

  Room 2225 (2nd floor)

600 Butler Farm Rd #2200, Hampton, VA 23666

  Hours

M - F 8am - 10pm
Sat 9am - 2pm




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Tri-Cities Higher Education Center

  Reservation

Call Front Desk 757-766-5200

  Room 1204

1070 University Blvd #2649, Portsmouth, VA 23703

  Hours

M - F 8am - 7:30pm

Summer: M - F 8am - 10pm




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Virginia Beach Higher Education Center

  Reservation

Front Desk or Security: 757-368-4100

  Room 117

1881 University Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23453

  Hours

M - F 8am - 10pm
Sat. 8am - 5pm





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Questions, Comments or Complaints

If you need lactation support assistance from the University, please contact the appropriate office for employees or students.

Employees:

Students: