Lactation Spaces

In recognition of the well documented health advantages of breastfeeding for infants and mothers, the University of San Diego provides a supportive environment to enable breastfeeding students and employees to express their milk during school/work hours.

The University of San Diego supports breastfeeding parents by providing the following locations as private, comfortable rooms for them to nurse, or express milk for their babies.

Reservable Rooms

Student Life Pavilion, Room 420

To reserve SLP 420 for regular nursing/breastmilk expression, contact the Women’s Commons (619) 260-2396 or

Available Hours:
Mon-Thu 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Fri 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sat 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sun 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Beyster Institute for Nursing (BINR), Room 200

Available Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

To reserve BINR 200 for regular nursing/breastmilk expression, contact Julie Sargent-Helm (619) 260-4746 or

Non-reservable Rooms

Mother Rosalie Hill Hall (SOLES), Room 120

Available Hours:
Mon-Fri 7:45 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (KIPJ)

2nd Floor Women's Restroom (Interior Room)
Available Hours:

All Rooms are equipped with:

  • a gliding chair
  • Electrical outlet
  • Sink or cleaning supplies

Neither a pump nor refrigerator is provided. Mothers are responsible for transportation and proper storage of milk and bringing their own equipment, storage containers and cooler.