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Work Life

Southern Connecticut State University is committed to providing programs and resources that support faculty to achieve their career goals while meeting their family and life responsibilities. Our faculty's quality of life impacts their professional development, advancement and retention, and success, and that matters to us.

The Office of Faculty Development works closely with the Office of Human Resources to ensure that faculty benefit from Southern's work-life policies and initiatives.

Lactation Support

Whether you are preparing for the birth of your child or have already welcomed your new baby home, Southern Connecticut State University is dedicated to providing programs and resources that support you at every stage of your breastfeeding journey. We have a conveniently located multi-user space in Buley 117.

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lactation room

The space includes several amenities, including privacy curtains, storage space, access to electrical outlets, a microwave for sterilizing accessories, and breastfeeding information.

lactation room

To register for the lactation room/program, please complete the online form. To reserve a time to pump in BU 117, complete the room reservation form.

The School of Health and Human Services is becoming a breastfeeding-friendly school with a new breastfeeding policy that recognizes the importance of creating a family-friendly environment for students, employees, and the community. The School aims to provide a supportive and flexible environment for breastfeeding students and employees as they transition back to study or work. Feel free to reach out to any department in the SHHS for assistance in locating Southern's breastfeeding support resources.

Resources

Guide to Breastfeeding and Working

Breastfeeding

If you are a Southern employee mom (faculty/staff) with a young child, you are welcome to join the Facebook group: "SCSU Moms of Infants and Toddlers"

https://www.facebook.com/groups/168590876813910/

Child Care

More information forthcoming.

Dual-Career Assistance

More information forthcoming.

Adult Caregiving

More information forthcoming.

EAP

More information forthcoming.

Parental Leave

More information forthcoming.

Retirement Planning and Emeriti Faculty

More information forthcoming.

Wellness Offerings (Fitness Center and Wellness Center)

More information forthcoming.