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					 The Illinois Center for Broadcasting
455 Eisenhower Lane South, Suite 200
          Lombard, IL 60148
          www.beonair.com
        Phone: (630) 916-1700
        White.t@beonair.com
       ICB Lombard Relocation Guide
Greetings! Thank you for considering The Illinois Center for Broadcasting as you pursue
a career in broadcasting! This guide has been developed to answer basic questions about
your transition to the Lombard Area. This is the first step in arming you with information
to make the transition easier. If there is something in this guide that has not been
addressed, please do not hesitate to call and ask. It is likely that someone else has had a
similar question or situation.

Making changes in your life can be an exciting, adventurous and sometimes difficult
proposition. We strive to make this change as positive as we can!

Congratulations! Welcome to Lombard and The Illinois Center for Broadcasting!

Sincerely,

Tim White
Admissions Director
ICB Lombard Campus
455 Eisenhower Lane South, Suite 200
Lombard, IL 60148
630-916-1700
White.t@beonair.com



IMPORTANT NOTICE—PLEASE
READ BEFORE PROCEEDING
The intent of the following information is to assist ICB students and their families in
relocating to the Lombard area. It is not to be construed as a recommendation of any
particular business, service provider or property owner. Please be discerning when
entering websites listed/linked in this document, as ICB does not endorse or monitor the
sites or their content. Much of the information in this Guide was obtained from former
students and we work hard to make sure the information is accurate. If a website link or
phone number is not working, please share it with us so that we may update it. For any
additional questions, please contact ICB.




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                  TABLE OF CONTENTS

Housing Information……………………………………………………………..4

Moving Companies……………………………………………………………….5

Storage Facilities………………………………………………………………….5

Utilities………………………………………………………………………….5-6

Automobile Registration and Licensing ……………...……...………………....6

Employment………………...…………………………………………………..6-7

Healthcare Information…………………………………………………………..7

Pharmacies……………...……………………………………...………………….7

Child Care and Schools ………………………………….…………………….....8

Transportation………………………………………………………………….....8

Shopping…………………………………………………………………………8-9

Where Should I Stay for My Campus Visit?.........................................................9




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                       Housing Information
 Finding Your New Home

 The Illinois Center for Broadcasting does not offer housing for its students. The school is
 located 22 miles (or 30 minutes) west of Chicago in Lombard, IL. The zip code is 60148.
 We recommend doing your apartment/home search by zip code so that you find a place in
 close proximity to the school. Searching for a place to live from a distance can be a
 daunting task, which is why it is best to do some research before visiting Lombard. The
 search aids below may be helpful to you. Choose a number of properties with your
 criteria so that you can visit them and determine which will be the best fit. Be sure to
 mention to the landlord/property manager that you are enrolling in a ten month program
 and may need a pro-rated leasing option, should you be offered a job outside of the
 western suburbs upon completion of the program.


                                   Housing Search Aids
                                                           If you choose a property from this
                  www.rent.com                            site, look to see if it features a $100
                                                             Visa Reward Card for a signed
                                                           lease. Offer must be validated by
                                                                  signed lease agreement
                                                                     Choose to search
              www.apartments.com                                    Illinois/Chicago &
                                                                  Vicinity/DuPage-West
                                                          Cook/Lombard-Elmhurst-Villa Park
                                                          This is a national search database—
           www.apartmentguide.com                         be sure to use zip codes to refine the
                                                              search: 60148, 60126, 60516,
                                                                       60187, 60181
www.apartments.com/internationalvillagelombard             Specific apartment communities in
          www.westmoreapts.com                            the area that have given their info to
         www.clovercreek-apts.com                              the school for our students.




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                         Moving Companies
      When choosing a moving company, it is wise to receive written estimates from at
     least three companies. Have them include the conditions of the estimate in case the
      final cost exceeds the estimate. If you need to hire a moving crew, please inquire
                          about references at the Admissions Office.

Mayflower Transit              800-241-1321                     www.mayflower.com
Budget Truck Rentals           800-527-0700                     www.budget.com
Allied International           800-823-0755                     www.alliedvan.com

U-Haul                         800-468-4285                     www.uhaul.com




                           Storage Facilities
After moving to Lombard, some ICB students have needed temporary storage space.
Below is a listing of storage facilities that are located a short distance from campus.

Public Storage –    0.22 Miles          2399 S. Finley      (800) 883-8369
Self Storage                            Road                www.publicstorage.com
Dibble Moving       0.16 Miles          262 Eisenhower      (630) 889-9999
and Storage                             Lane South          www.dibblemoving.com
U-Store-It          2.15 Miles          1245 S Highland     (630) 620-7471
                                        Avenue              www.UStoreIt.com



                                      Utilities
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of utility companies that are contacted by
renters/buyers. Feedback about your experience with companies is valuable to other
students. Please share any input with the Admissions Office.

        Lombard Area Numbers
Gas and Electric:
Peoples Gas                                      866-556-6001


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                       Utilities (Continued)
ComEd                                            1-800-Edison-1 (1-800-334-7661)
Trash Collection and Recycling:
Waste Management Inc.                            630-572-8800
Flood Brothers Disposal                          630-261-0400
Allied Waste                                     877-692-9729
Cable/Phone/Internet:
AT&T                                             1-800-288-2020
Comcast                                          1-800-Comcast (1-800-266-2278)
Water:
Village of Lombard                               630-620-5920
Village of Downers Grove                         630-434-5510



             Automobile Registration and
                    Licensing
       If you have any needs for your vehicle title, registration, or licensing please visit
       your local DMV or go to http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/.




                                   Employment
       There are a number of search engines on the internet that can provide information
       regarding local job openings. Because we offer daytime and evening classes,
       students at ICB hold part time and full time positions while attending school.
       Here are some places to consider searching:

Career Builder                 www.careerbuilder.com            Search by City
Monster                        www.monster.com                  Search by City
Craigslist                     www.craigslist.com               Search by City and/or Job
Indeed                         www.indeed.com                   Search by City and/or Job
Chicago Jobs                   www.chicagojobs.com              Search by Job




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       On Campus Employment: The guidelines set for ICB on campus employment
       state that no student may be employed by The Illinois Center for Broadcasting.
       Upon graduation, the graduate may approach the school to show interest in a
       Graduate Assistant position, provided they are working in broadcasting.


                   Healthcare Information
                          Hospitals and Healthcare Providers

The Elmhurst   http://www.emhc.org/locations/lombardhealthcenter/ 130 South Main
Lombard                                                           St. Lombard, IL
Health Center                                                     60148 (630)
                                                                  652-1700
Advocate Good  http://www.advocatehealth.com/gsam/                3815 Highland
Samaritan                                                         Ave.. Downers
Hospital                                                          Grove, IL
                                                                  60515 (630)
                                                                  275-5900
24 Hour Care   http://alexianbrothershealth.org                   1339 West
Center                                                            Lake St.
                                                                  Addison, IL
                                                                  60101 (847)
                                                                  956-5318
Central DuPage http://www.cdh.org                                 25 North
Hospital                                                          Winfield Rd.
                                                                  Winfield, IL
                                                                  (630) 933-1600



                               Pharmacies
Walgreens                    225 E. Roosevelt Rd. Lombard,   (630) 627-9784
                             IL 60148
CVS                          1005 E. Roosevlt Rd. Lombard,   (630) 627-8855
                             IL 60148
Osco                         1177 S. Main St. Lombard, IL    (630) 953-1390
                             60148




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                Childcare and Schools
 Madison       150 W.     (630) 827-4100           http://www.sd44.org
Elementary    Madiosn
  School         St.
              Lombard,
              IL 60148
 Glenbard      1014 S.    (630) 627-9250
 East High    Main St.                      http://www.glenbardeasths.org
  School      Lombard,
              IL 60148

KinderCare     1214 S.    (630) 620-0440        http://www.kindercare.com
 Learning      Meyers
  Center         Rd.
              Lombard,
              IL 60148


                          Transportation
Regional Transportation    http://www.rta.com             (312) 322-6777
Authority (RTA)
Metra                      http://www.metrarail.com       (312) 322-6900
PACE Bus Service           http://www.pacebus.com         (800) 606-1282
Flat Rate Cab              http://flatratecab.net         (630) 972-8002



                               Shopping
Shopping Malls

Yorktown Shopping         http://www.yorktowncenter.com       (630) 627-8126
Center
Oakbrook Center           http://www.oakbrookcenter.com       (630) 573-0700




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                  Shopping (Continued)
Grocery Stores/Food Bank

Jewel/Osco              1177 S. Main St. Lombard, IL        (630) 953-1390
                        60148
Ultra Foods             491 E. Roosevelt Rd. Lombard,       (630) 932-1700
                        IL 60148




Discount Stores

WalMart                 900 South Route 83 Villa Park, IL   (630) 530-2550
                        60181
K Mart                  345 W Roosevelt Rd. Lombard,        (630) 629-3700
                        IL 60148
Target                  60 Yorktown Shopping Center         (630) 495-9560
                        Lombard, IL 60148
Costco                  1901 East 22nd St. Oak Brook, IL    (630) 928-0235
                        60523




              Where Should I Stay For My
                    Campus Visit?
Red Roof Inn            1113 Butterfield Rd.                (630) 963-4205
                        Downers Grove, IL 60515
Extended Stay America   3150 Finley Rd. Downers             (630) 810-4124
                        Grove, IL 60515
Comfort Inn             3010 Finley Rd. Downers             (630) 515-1500
                        Grove, IL 60515
Holiday Inn Express     3031 Finley Rd. Downers             (630) 810-9500
                        Grove, IL 60515




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