CPS HR4U - Information Guide


CPS HR4U is an online tool for the staff members of Chicago Public Schools. Through the portal employees can get access to all employment benefits, self-services, accounts and perks. Need support about the CPS HR4U and other employee resources contact the HR Department at:

  • HR Department Service Number: All HR operations, benefits and talent network inquiries can be made through a direct call at the mentioned phone numbers 773-553-(4748) or dial 773-553-1000
  • Email Support: Staff of CPS(Chicago Public Schools) can send their concerned requests, complaints and queries via an email at EMPLOYEESERVICES@CPS.EDU.
  • Service Hours: HR Department offers counter support to the employees from Monday to Friday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, Saturday & Sunday: closed.
  • HR Office Address: In-person support can be availed at 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL 60602.
  • Employee Records: For employee records contact the Talent Office at the mentioned address Chicago Public Schools, Employee Records, 2651W. Washington St, Second Floor Chicago,IL, 60612(GSR#034).
  • Verification of Employment Form: Send employment applications or forms via fax at 773-553-1113 or forward through an email at employeerecords@cps.edu.

CPS HR4U Login

CPS HR4U login is a resource portal for the employees of CPS(Chicago Public Schools). Self-service tool helps staff members in managing their accounts by their own. To get access to all self-services of HR Department employees need to follow the mentioned steps:

  • Open "https://www.cps.edu/staff/"
  • Then go for the "HR4U" option at the bottom of the resulted page.
  • Click on the HR4U Login option and enter CPS Username and password.
  • Then press login option and avail access to the main dashboard of HR4U.
  • For password reset or recovery contact the IT service help desk at 773-553-3925

CPS HR4U Phone Number

To get in touch with the HR4U service portal operator that is Talent Office of CPS(Chicago Public Schools) via a call at 773-553-(4748) or send an email at EMPLOYEESERVICES@CPS.EDU. Walk-in support can be availed at CPS Talent Office, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL 60602.

Hr4u.cps.edu Login

Hr4u.cps.edu Login is a secure portal provided by the CPS(Chicago Public Schools) for the convenience of employees. Through the portal it is easy to manage following employee services including:
  • Account management
  • Payrolls
  • HSA & FSA
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Disability benefits and leaves
  • View or print Paychecks.
  • Insurance and others

HR4U CPS Careers

HR4U CPS Careers is a resource for the staff and employees of the CPS(Chicago Public Schools) managed by the Talent Office in order to provide all possible support regarding the application forms, payrolls, service benefits and many more. For assistance dial 773-553-(4748) or visit the office at CPS Talent Office, 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL 60602. Employees can also send their concerned emails at EMPLOYEESERVICES@CPS.EDU
Employee Records: 773-553-1113
Employee Records Mailing Address: Employee Records, 2651 W Washington Blvd 2nd FL, Chicago, Illinois 60612

CPS HR Contact

General Information: (773) 553-1000
Chicago Public Schools Talent Office: (773) 553-4748
Employee Solutions: (773) 553-4748 press 3
Employee Verification: (773) 553-4748 press 2
HR Contact Number: (773) 553-1600
Address: Chicago Board of Education, 1 North Dearborn, Suite 950, Chicago, Illinois 60602
Payrolls: (773) 553-4729
Pension for CPS Teachers: (312) 641-4464
Pension for CPS Non-teaching Employees: (312) 236-4700
Employment Plus Income: 1-800-367-2884 / 1-800-367-5690
The Work Number Client Service Center: 1-800-996-7566 / 1-800-424-0253(TTY)

CPS HR4U Kronos/Timekeeper

CPS HR4U Kronos or timekeeper is an application through which employees can view and manage their work hours or make attendance. To get access to CPS HR4U Kronos or timekeeper follow the path and enter the valid credentials of CPS like username and password. For technical support contact Information and Technology Services (ITS) at 773-553-3925

CPS HR4U Email

  • Employee Verification/records: employeerecords@cps.edu

CPS HR4U Remote Access

To attain permission for CPS HR4U Remote Access in order to work from home or outside the CPS facility centers contact Information and Technology Services help desk at 773-553-3925 . Employees can also make a visit to the office of ITS(Information and Technology Services) along with their device in order to install the remote access software of CPS at the mentioned address 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL 60602 in between Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm. For remote learning access information and support to students/parents can be attained through a call at 773-417-1060 in between mentioned hours Monday-Friday: 7:30 am - 6:30 pm & Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. To get help from the Office of Network Support dial 773-553-3075

CPS HR4U Payroll

CPS HR4U is a online portal through employees can avail and check information about their payrolls including forms and many more. For assistance talk to a service operator of the portal at 773-553-(4748) .
Payroll Services: 773-553-2662 / 773-553-4729
Payroll Mailing Address: Payroll Services, 42 W. Madison Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602
Non-Payroll Services: 773-553-4748

CPS HR4U Benefits

CPS HR4U is an online resource tool for the staff members in order to manage or apply for the benefits of employment including health and wellness. The benefits that employees can manage and check through CPS HR4U include:
HR4U BenefitsPhone Numbers
Medical(BlueAdvantage HMO) (866) 248-3092
Delta Dental HMO/PPO (800) 323-1743
EyeMed Vision Care(Insight) (855) 347-6900
Benefitexpress(Flexible Spending Accounts) (877) 837-5017
Empower Retirement Services(Annuity) (877) 649-4338
HSA Bank (Health Savings Account) (855) 731-5220
Magellan(Employee Assistance Program) (800) 424-4776
Benefits Employee Fax/Email(773) 553-4362/benefitdocuments@cps.edu
Benefits Employee Mailing AddressChicago Public Schools, Talent Office,
The Benefits Employee Services Team, 320 N.
Elizabeth St., 1st Floor, Chicago,
IL 60607, Mail Run # 38
BrightStart (College Savings Program) (800) 655-4853
VOYA (Annuity) (800) 873-9150 / (630) 245-4082
AIG (312) 214-8888
The Standard(Optional Life Insurance & Long Term Disability) (833) 960-1238
Caremark (Prescription Carrier)CPSRX (866) 409-8523

CPS HR4U Hours

CPS HR4U Hours works on 24/7 for the employees who have remote access while inside facility center it is open in between the operational hours of CPS that is Monday to Friday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, Saturday & Sunday: closed.


Former employees can attain access to CPS HR4U W2 via making login or dial 773-553-4748 . For Layoff assistance call at 773-553-1195 / 773-553-1013

CPS HR4U Leave of Absence

To send a request of leave of absence through the CPS HR4U portal follow the steps:
  • Go to the CPS HR4U portal.
  • Then sign in with your credentials.
  • On the dashboard of HR4U at the top find "Self Service" Option and click on it.
  • Then go for the option of "Benefits" and select "Leave of Absence"
  • Submit the application of leave of absence.
  • For help contact at 773-553-4748

CPS HR4U Learning Hub

CPS HR4U Learning Hub offers access to registration or enrollment in school events, training programs, educational tours and other professional concerts organized by the CPS(Chicago Public Schools). For more information and support about the Learning Hub contact the HR Department or Talent Office at 773-553-4748 or make a visit to the office.

CPS HR4U Self Service

CPS HR4U Self Service tool offers access to all employee services, benefits, workdays, compensation, events and other HR related operations. To know about the CPS HR4U Self Service portal and having questions related its usage contact CPS Talent Office at the mentioned means:
  • Phone Number: 773-553-4748
  • Address: Talent Office , 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL 60602
  • Email Help: employeeservices@cps.edu

CPS Departments and Phone Numbers

CPS DepartmentsPhone Numbers/Emails
Office of Administrative Hearings (formerly Office of Employee Engagement) 773-553-1700 /AdministrativeHearings@cps.edu
Office of Finance 773-553-2710 /financedep@cps.edu
Office of Teaching and Learning 773-553-2535
Office of Access and Enrollment (OAE) 773-553-2060 /gocps@cps.edu
College and Career Success (OCCS) 773-553-2108
Office of Diverse Learner Supports and Services (ODLSS) 773-553-1800 /odlss@cps.edu
Office of Equity 773-553-2600 /equity@cps.edu
Health and Physical Education Department 773-553-2535 /physicaleducation@cps.edu
Office of Innovation and Incubation 773-553-1530 /contactiandi@cps.edu
Office of Network Support 773-553-3075
Personalized Learning (PL) 773-553-2157 /personalizedlearning@cps.edu
Department of Procurement 773-553-2280
Office of Teaching and Learning 773-553-2535
Student Transportation Services 773-553-2860
Student Support and Engagement (OSSE) 773-553-1830