Mothers' Room for Nursing

Fondren Library Mothers' Room Room 411

Rice University and Fondren Library are pleased to provide a room for nursing mothers.

The Mothers' Room (Fondren 411) is available for Rice Faculty, Staff, Students and Visitors to feed their infants or pump milk.
Together with the lactation room already available in the Rice Memorial Center, the Fondren Mothers' Room seeks to make Rice campus a friendly and accommodating space for mothers and their infants.
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  • Fondren 411
  • Fourth Floor near Elevator A


  • The key to the Mothers' Room is kept at the East Entrance (quad side) Service Desk and is available during Visitor Hours.
  • Mothers may borrow the key by leaving their ID (Rice ID or Government Issued ID used to enter the building) at the desk.
  • Please return the key as soon as you are finished, as others may be waiting to use the room.
  • Please remember the Mothers' Room is only to be used for pumping and/or nursing.


  • Sink, soap and towels
  • Drying rack
  • Refrigerator for storing milk
  • Microwave for sterilization
  • Changing table
  • Nursing pillow
  • Dimmable/adjustable lighting


Mothers' Room Sink

Mothers' Room Great For New Moms

Mothers' Room Furniture

Mothers' Room Comfortable Furniture