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File: Facilities & Physical Plant Policies > Facilities Policies

Designated Lactation Rooms

Policy Summary

Designated lactation rooms are available on campus.

Policy Owner

Vice President for Student Affairs

Approval Date

October 16, 2015

Effective Date

October 16, 2015

Search Terms

vpsa, d, l, n, designated, lactation, nursing, mothers

Scheduled for Review

Fall 2020

Policy Statement

Fort Lewis College faculty, staff and students who are nursing mothers, but do not have a private office or access to a private space, have the option of using a private room on campus during business hours.

Nursing mothers are responsible for bringing what they need and cleaning up after each use. Storage for milk and equipment is unavailable in these spaces. Those wishing to use a room should make arrangements in advance by contacting:

  1. Dian Jenkins, Director of Disability Services, 286 Noble Hall, 970-247-7459, or
  2. Peggy Ferguson, Director of the Campbell Child and Family Center, 126 CCFC and (970) 247-7679.

Reason for Policy 

Provide designated lactation rooms for faculty, staff and students who are nursing mothers, but do not have a private office or access to a private space.

Responsibilities 

For following policy: Fort Lewis College faculty, staff and students who are nursing mothers.
For enforcement of policy: Director of Disability Services
For oversight of policy: Vice President for Student Affairs
For notification: Policy Librarian
For procedures implementing policy: Director of Disability Services

Revision History

This policy supersedes 11-23 Designated Lactation Rooms approved August 14, 2013 by the President upon recommendation of the President's Cabinet. This revised policy, approved by the President upon recommendation of the Vice Presidents Council, (1) adds the statement "the storage for milk and equipment is unavailable in designated lactation rooms, (2) adds the Director of the Campbell Child and Family Center as an additional contact to the Director of Disability Services, and (3) specifically assigns other responsibilities for the policy.