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Grad Moving to Wheaton Resources

Resources for Relocating to the Wheaton Area


Graduate students have the option of living in one of the college's three apartment complexes available to grads: College Ave, Michigan-Crescent, and Saint & Elliot. For application information, visit this page. For any other questions, please contact Elizabeth Clark at elizabeth.clark@wheaton.edu.

College Pads is a third party provider that offers you tools to compare off-campus housing options and rooms for rent near Wheaton College. Their platform includes filter features to help you narrow your search by price, number of bedrooms, amenities, etc. Each listing also includes walk, bike, and bus times to different locations on campus so you'll know your daily commute. College Pads also provides Roommate and Sublease pages that give you the ability to post and search for roommates, subleases and temporary housing; these pages are available only to the Wheaton College community through your Net ID login. Click on the "Login" button on the top left of the main page to access these resources. If you need help, please contact College Pads at 414-882-3226 or mia@rentcp.com.

  • Check out DuPage Housing Authority for options on rental assistance for low-income renters. 
  • For tips on finding and renting a place, view this article by the Washington Post.
  • Looking for a roommate? Post something on our Wheaton College Graduate Student Life Facebook page!

Visit the Postal Service website to find out how to change your mailing address.

There is no DMV in Wheaton, but there are several in the surrounding communities. You can visit any of the following nearby facilities:

  • Lombard – 837 S. Westmore St. B27
  • Naperville – 931 W. 75th St., Ste 161
  • Melrose Park – 1903 N. Mannheim Rd.
  • or Aurora – 339 E. Indian Trail.

To find more information, to the Illinois driving website.

Want to register to vote in Wheaton? Go here to learn how! 

Contact the following companies to set up utilities services.

Electricity: ComEd

Gas: Nicor

City Utilities: City of Wheaton