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Wabash Building


Click here for directions to the Wabash Building. Wabash Avenue is a one way street going southbound. The Wabash Building is at 425 S. Wabash Ave. between Van Buren and Congress. 

Unloading Instructions

Residents may unload their belongings in front of the Wabash Building or through the loading dock (accessed from Van Buren, a one way street going west). In you unload in front of the building, please do not block the flow of traffic and be sure to have someone stay with your vehicle at all times.  If you unload at the loading dock, please pull into the alley off of Van Buren between Michigan Avenue and Wabash Avenue to access the dock.

Roosevelt will provide speed packs to make your unloading process easy and efficient. Speed packs are large boxes on wheels that eliminate the need to carry your belongings.  Move in assistants will be on hand to assist with checking in. Immediately after loading, your vehicle must be moved to a nearby parking lot. Click here for a list of parking lots. 

Check In

You will check in on the 1st floor of the Wabash Building. You will receive a key, a room condition form, cable information, a mailbox combination, and a Roosevelt University keychain and ID holder.

Mailing Address

You will receive a mailbox number upon check in. Your mailing address will be:

425 S. Wabash Ave.,
WBRH# (mailbox number),
Chicago, IL  60605

Health Insurance Waiver

Enrollment and waiver periods end a few weeks after the start of each term. The deadline to enroll or waive for spring is Jan. 28, 2013 (note: College of Pharmacy students have a different deadline - refer to the insurance plan website for information). For more details about the plan benefits available to enrolled Roosevelt students, visit

Work Orders

Students can submit a work order for the Wabash Building through RU Access. You will log in the same way you did to submit the housing application. Once you log into the housing application click on maintenance. Here is the link for RU Access UC students can submit a work order by going to the following link: or in person at the Management Office. 


The laundry room is on the 15th Floor. You can use coins or a debit or credit card to operate the machines. They are $1.25 per load. You can view the machine status online at: You can view open machines and see how much time is remaining on your cycles.