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Lactation Rooms

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


Main Desk: 757-683-3042

  Room 1509 (1st floor)

5255 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23529


M - F 8am - 5pm

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Student Recreation Center


SRC Main Desk: 757-683-3384

  Room 1100A (1st floor)

4700 Powhatan Ave, Norfolk, VA 23529


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

Perry Library

University Libraries


Circulation Desk: 757-683-4154

  Room 2016 (2nd floor)

4427 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23529


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

Summer Hours will vary

Webb University Center

Webb Center


Main Desk: 757-683-4388

  Room 2202 (inside the Career Development Center)

1301 W 49th St, Norfolk, VA 23529

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

Regional Centers Locations

Peninsula Higher Education Center

Peninsula Higher Education Center


Call Front Desk 757-766-5200

  Room 2225 (2nd floor)

600 Butler Farm Rd #2200, Hampton, VA 23666


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


Tri-Cities Higher Education Center


Call Front Desk 757-766-5200

  Room 1204

1070 University Blvd #2649, Portsmouth, VA 23703


M - F 8am - 7:30pm

Summer: M - F 8am - 10pm


Virginia Beach Higher Education Center


Front Desk or Security: 757-368-4100

  Room 117

1881 University Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23453


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

Local Breastfeeding Resources

Questions, Comments or Complaints

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



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