SUNY Oneonta’s commitment to being a safe and welcoming Learning & Living Environment means that we consider the needs of students and employees in all stages of life. To accommodate the needs of mothers who breastfeed or individuals with physical health challenges requiring a discreet space for management, SUNY Oneonta has established three “Privacy Rooms” across campus.
The Privacy Rooms provide a comfortable, quiet place, free from intrusion, where for example:
- mothers can express breast milk or actively breastfeed a child
- an individual can self-administer medication by injection, manage an insulin pump or chemotherapy equipment
- a nebulizer or other equipment could be used
The privacy rooms are located at Netzer 131, Milne Library 310 G, and Morris Hall 107 B. These rooms are available on a first-come-first-served basis during regular building hours. No reservation is required.
You can use the Netzer 131 Privacy Room at any time that the building is open, 6 AM to 9 PM, Monday through Friday. Inquire at the Visitors' Desk in the 141 Lobby for access.
The Milne 310G Privacy Room is available at any time the Library is open. Stop at the Circulation Desk on the first floor to inquire about access.
The Morris Privacy Room is available 7 days a week, 6 AM to 9 PM. Inquire at the Morris Hall front desk at room 116 for directions.
In using these Privacy Rooms, individuals should remember that others will precede and follow, so a reasonable period of time is necessary and cleanup is a must. These rooms do not offer a sink, or disposal of what might ordinarily be considered medical waste, so it is important for users to manage those aspects themselves.
Feel free to contact Deb Wolfanger, Office of Facilities and Safety at x 2621, if you have questions or concerns.