In accordance with Section 4207 of the Affordable Care Act, an employer shall provide reasonable break time to an employee who needs to express breast milk for her infant child for up to one year after the child's birth. An employer shall provide a private space, other than a bathroom, where an employee can express her milk on an as needed basis.
Below is a list of designated lactation rooms at UIC. There are many more areas that are informally designated as lactation rooms. Representatives in the colleges and administrative units accommodate the needs of nursing mothers at a decentralized level, therefore, please check your department representative to secure space.
East Side of Campus
- Student Center East: Commuter Student Resource Center (CSRC)-enter through Wellness Center, 237 SCE (750 S. Halsted-west side of Inner circle); go to front desk with UIC ID to obtain key. Call X3-7440 with questions.
- College of LAS: 1106B SES (845 W. Taylor). Room Open. Call Physics X6-3400 with questions.
- College of LAS: 430 UH (601 S. Morgan). Go to 409 UH (reception area) and show ID. Call X3-2500 with questions.
- Colleges of LAS and Engineering: 553 SE0 (851 S. Morgan). Room open during business hours. Go to SEO 322 or call X6-3042 with questions.
West Side of Campus
- Student Center West: 2nd floor of SCW (828 S. Wolcott) in216C. Go to 242 SCW with UIC ID to obtain key. Call X3-5223 with questions.
- *College of Dentistry: 514 DENT (801 S. Paulina). Go to 301 CoD to obtain key. Call X6-1036 with questions.
- *College of Medicine: 217E CMW (1819 W. Polk). Go to 151 CMW to obtain key. Call X6-9030 with questions.
- College of Nursing: B29 NURS (845 S. Damen). Go to 102 NURS to obtain key. Call X6-1749 with questions.
- School of Public Health:138 SPHPI (1601 W. Taylor). Room Open. Call X3-2012 with questions.
- Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research: 3rd floor AOB (1737 W. Polk Street) within women's restroom. Go to Suite 310 to obtain key. Call 6-4995 with questions.
- Molecular Biology: 4225 MBRB (900 S Ashland). Go to 4150 MBRB for a key. Call X6-0131 with questions.
*These rooms reserved for use only by the students, faculty and staff of that college