Housing Office FAQ

When the Housing Office is open, you may come to Aspen East to borrow a key. If it’s winter and you don’t have your shoes on and your coat is locked inside the residence please call us on Ext. 3777 and we will ask someone to help get you into your residence. After hours, call the Fermilab Operator by dialing “0” from an onsite phone or 630-840-3000 from a cell phone.

Contact the Housing Office directly for this information

The Frontier Pub at the Fermilab Users Center is an on-site dining area for Fermilab badge holders and their guests. This cozy gathering space serves up food, drinks and a variety of events from bands and trivia to game and movie nights. Visit the Frontier’s Pub website for more hours and more information and follow them on Facebook.

Visit the Local Resources tab on the Life at Fermilab page to a listing of off-site restaurants and grocery stores nearby.


Yes, the water is safe for consumption and for cleaning. The water is tested on a regular basis. Sometimes there is a sulfur smell, however, the water is safe. If you do not prefer to use the water from the faucets, you are welcome to buy water from the water dispenser in the Vending/ Laundry building. You will need an empty gallon jug and can then fill it from the water dispenser for 40 cents.

Yes. Everyone, 18 and older, who lives in the Village must have a valid Fermilab Badge

Prior to your guest’s arrival please notify the Housing Office with your guest’s name, and dates of their stay. Rollaway beds are available for $5/night. You will also need to fill out an Authorized Guest form for anyone 18 years of age or older. Please note, children may not stay in the dorms.

Please check back for the next reservation period. Rooms are reserved on a first come, first serve basis. The Housing Allocation Committee is involved in the allocation of houses and apartment.

Typically no. Contact the Housing Office to discuss your situation.

If the United States Postal Service is used to send mail or packages to a resident onsite, address the mail to Fermilab, P. O. Box 500, your name, your dorm/room or house/street number, Batavia, IL 60510-5011. If another carrier (UPS, FedEx, etc) is used, address the package to include Fermilab, Kirk & Wilson Streen, your name, your dorm/room or house/street number, Batavia, IL 60510-5011. These carriers may not accept PO Boxes. [verify]

All packages are delivered to the basement of Aspen East. Use the west staircase to access the packages placed on a large shelf. Mail is delivered to you box in the Vending/ Laundry area.

If you need a proof of address/ residency, please contact the Housing Office at X3777

Housing Office

Housing Office – (630)-840-3777
Aspen East
1 Sauk Blvd, Batavia, IL.

Jackie Cyko
Jeanne LaSusa