Pregnant or Parenting Students

Lactation Rooms

There are several permanent lactation rooms available around campus, JSU is committed to making sure that lactation areas are available wherever they are needed.  However, if you need a lactation area in an area where one is not currently located, contact Jennifer Argo at (256) 782-5769 or jlargo@jsu.edu and she will make arrangements for an area to be made available.

  1. School of Business and Industry Complex:  to access to this lactation area stop by Dean McClung’s office and request a key from Jacqui Callender and/or Tawana Roberts.  This area is equipped with:
    • refrigerator
    • sink
    • desk
    • chair
    • privacy
    • cabinet for storing pumping equipment
    • wall heater/air conditioning unit for individualized temperature preference
  2. Houston Cole Library:  this lactation area is located on the 5th floor near the Children’s Corner. This area is equipped with:
    • rocking chair
    • bookshelf
    • children’s books
    • privacy

For more information regarding use of the Lactation Rooms, please refer to the Lactation Room Policy.

To use the Lactation Rooms, you need to fill out a Participation Agreement with JSU's Title IX Coordinator Jennifer Argo, she can be reached at 256-782-5769 or jlargo@jsu.edu.

Maternity Needs

The JSU Gamecock Market (located in the Basement of Sparkman Hall) has resources for our students who are pregnant or parenting young children.  Please stop by the Gamecock Market during hours of operation (Monday-Friday, 11 - 4 pm) to pick up what you may need. 

If you have cannot stop by during hours of operation, or just have questions, please email gamecockmarket@jsu.edu.  We have the usually have the following items in stock:

  • Maternity Clothes
  • Hygiene Items
  • Baby Food
  • Toys

Rights

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex- including pregnancy, parenting and all related conditions- in education programs and activities that receive federal funding.  To report discrimination on the basis of sex, please contact the Title IX Coordinator Jennifer Argo at (256) 782-5769 or jlargo@jsu.edu.

Further, if you are interested in receiving accommodation for pregnancy or conditions related to pregnancy, contact the Title IX Coordinator Jennifer Argo at (256) 782-5769 or jlargo@jsu.edu.  You may need to submit medical documentation from your treating physician that includes the physician’s name, practice/group, and contact information.  You can schedule a time to meet with the Title IX Coordinator to develop an accommodation plan around your pregnancy or related condition by contacting the Title IX Coordinator.