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The Facilities Department staff are responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of the 75 buildings and 118 acres that make up our campus, as well as managing an extensive fleet of College owned vehicles and buildings and grounds equipment. 

The Facilities Department seeks to further the mission of Wheaton College by:

  • Achieving high levels of campus beauty and cleanliness;
  • Supporting College-wide Strategic Priorities and other programmatic changes;
  • Creating and sustaining optimal learning, living, and working environments;
  • Maximizing the useful life of our $500+ million of facilities assets,
  • Delivering high reliability for basic services; (electrical, heating. cooling, transportation, event set-up);
  • ...and doing all of the above in a way that is cost effective for the long term.

Jay Bieszke





Jay Bieszke - Director of Facilities

Department Organization

  • Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing oversees all Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Services (HVAC) as well as all Plumbing, Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance services.
  • Facilities Operations consists of four primary groups: Custodial Services, Work Order Center, Transportation and Fleet Services, and Central Stores (which houses the Facilities parts inventory and also provides Campus receiving and delivery services.)

Maintenance Requests 

Wheaton College uses a work order management system called Asset Essentials.
If you have been designated and trained to submit work requests, you may access the system by clicking here or on the Work Request button above.  If you are not authorized to submit work requests but see something that needs maintenance or repair, please contact the person in your department or dorm who is designated to submit work requests, often an Office Coordinator or RD.

Emergency Contact Numbers

A Facilities emergency is defined as a natural disaster, a utility malfunction, equipment failure or any unusual facilities occurrence which may present imminent danger to life, limb or property.  Emergencies should be reported immediately as follows:

            (Mon – Fri, 7:30am - 4:00pm)    Facilities Work Order Center:   630.752.7930   

            (After Hours and Weekends)    Public Safety:   630.752.5911  

Contact Information for Chase Service Center

We are located in Chase Service Center.  See a map of the Chase Service Center for the locations of individual offices within the facility.

  • 924 College Ave   Wheaton, IL 60187           (Campus Receiving Address)
  • Facilities Main Office       630.752.5113        (Facilities@wheaton.edu)      Fax   630.752.5998
  • Work Order Center          630.752.7930       (Emergency and non-Emergency needs)
  • Transportation                  630.752.5114         (Reserve Vehicles)
  • Keys and Access                630.752.5113
  • Receiving/Delivery          630.752.5110         (Central Stores)
  • Facility Development     630.752.5113         (Facility.development@wheaton.edu)