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Information About Lactation Rooms

State law requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for nursing parents. The university is committed to providing lactation rooms for use by students, staff, and faculty. 

If you have any questions, concerns, or issues with these rooms, please contact the individual/entity that will serve your needs best:

  • If rooms are unclearn or are lacking supplies, contact Maria Portelli at (303) 724-6643 or 

  • If you feel you haven't been provided with reasonable accommodations for breasfeeding or pumping, contact Shanna Petersen at (303) 315-0219 (Denver) or (303) 724-0387 (Anschutz), or by email at 

  • For general advocacy and support for breastfeeding and pumping, contact the Women & Gender Center at 

Additional resources for pregnant or parenting students


Access our recently updated maps of lactation spaces and all-gender restrooms here:

Lactation Spaces 5.10.18 UPDATES.xlsxList of lactation spaces (excel spreadsheet)

Gender-Inclusive_Map (2).pdfGender-Inclusive_Map (2).pdf