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Staff Resources

On this page you will find links to commonly used sites in addition to other useful information for faculty, staff, guests, and other members of the UChicago Charter Family.

NEW Single Sign-On (SSO) Process
For Fall 2017 we have unified our login mechanisms so that you can use the same password to access most online resources. Moving forward, you Active Directory password (used to login to your UChicago Charter computer) will also give you access to PowerSchool, Google Apps, and Help Desk.

To enable this service, and improve overall network security, ALL USER PASSWORDS have been reset. You will need to use the following procedure to update your password. After COB on Friday, you will not be able to access any online UChicago Charter services until to complete these steps. Services will be available for login with the new info by 6AM Monday, August 7, 2017.

* If you are unable to reset your password, please call Eric Frazier at 312-259-2797. You must have your full name, campus, and username available to receive password reset assistance. If you don't know your username, you will need to get help IN PERSON at your campus.

How to Reset & Enable Your New Password
  1. Click this link to go to the Microsoft Azure AD Access Panel
  2. Enter your e-mail address (username@uchicagocharter.org)
  3. Enter your temporary password (sent last week)
  4. Click "Sign In"
  5. Re-enter your temporary password as your "Current Password"
  6. Enter & Confirm your new password
From there you will see a set of Apps that have been assigned to your account. You can use these shortcuts to access the various services available to you at UChicago Charter. You can also enter URLs directly to access services like:
For some services (like Google Apps), you will be automatically logged in without any additional steps.

For other services (like PowerSchool), you will need to enter your username and password.
  • Your username is what comes before the @ sign in your e-mail address, all lower-case.
  • Your password is the SAME PASSWORD you created in step 6 above. Passwords are case sensitive.

What Is Changing?
  1. Your Active Directory password (the password you use to login to your computer) will now get you into multiple places, including:
    • Any campus computer (Mac, PC, or Chromebook)
    • Gmail and Google Apps
    • PowerSchool
    • Help Desk
  2. You will be able to reset your own password, including re-gaining access if you forgot your password*
  3. Your e-mail address will officially become username@uchicagocharter.org
  4. All mail sent to username@uei-schools.org will be still be accepted and delivered to your @uchicagocharter.org mailbox.
  5. The next time you logout of your computer, and try to log back in, you will need to use the password you will create when you reset it on Monday, Aug 7 (or later)
What Info Do I Use To Login?
  1. If a login requests your e-mail address please enter username@uchicagocharter.org
  2. If a login requests your username, just enter "username" without the e-mail ending
  3. In both cases, your password is the same thing you set using the steps above.
What About Using Gmail/Google Apps on Mobile Devices (Android, iPhone, iPad, etc)?
If you have setup Gmail or Google Drive on your mobile device, you will likely be asked to "verify" your account once you've changed your password using the steps above.

You will enter your e-mail address (username@uchicagocharter.org) and your newly created password AFTER you have completed the steps above.

If you run into issues, please make sure you have the latest version of the Gmail or Google Drive app on your mobile device.

Does This Change My Login to ALL Services?
Some services are purchased from 3rd parties and do not allow us to use our own authentication mechanisms. Examples include NWEA, ISA, Pearson Access Next (for PARCC testing), Compass Learning and Study Island. These services will still have their own individual passwords. We are not changing your existing password for these services.

Teachers - Useful Sites

Administrative Staff - Useful Sites

Campus Contact Information

North Kenwood/Oakland Campus (NKO)
Grades PK-5
1119 E 46th Street
Chicago, IL 60653
Phone: 773-536-2399

Donoghue Campus (DON)
Grades PK - 5
717 E 37th Street
Chicago, IL 60653
Phone: 773-285-5301

Carter G Woodson Campus (CGW)
Grades 6-8
4444 S Evans Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653
Phone: 773-624-0700
Fax: 773-624-0707

Woodlawn Campus (UCW)
Grades 6-12
6420 S University Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-752-8101
Fax: 773-324-0653

UChicago Charter School @ UEI
Central Office
1313 E 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773-834-5945

New Phone System - Cheatsheet

  1. Placing A Call
  2. Checking Your Voicemail
  3. Setting Up Your Voicemail
  4. Accessing the Online Portal
  5. Additional Features

1. Placing A Call

Internal: Dial the 5-digit extension of any user located at a UCCS Campus (excluding Central). Click here for the UCCS Campus Staff Directory

External: Dial 1+AreaCode+Number to call outside of the UCCS Campuses. No need to dial a prefix to get an "outside line"

2. Checking Your Voicemail

From your assigned phone:

  • Press the Messages (Envelope) Button
  • Enter Your Voicemail Passcode
  • Follow the voice prompts to hear, save, and/or delete your messages

From another on-campus phone:

  • Press the Messages (Envelope) Button
  • Press the Star (*) Key
  • Enter Your 5-digit Extension
  • Enter Your Voicemail Passcode
  • Follow the voice prompts to hear, save, and/or delete your messages

From an off-campus phone:

  • Dial the Main Campus Phone Number
  • When the you hear the auto-attendant message, Press the Star Key
  • Enter Your 5-digit Extension
  • Enter Your Voicemail Passcode
  • Follow the voice prompts to hear, save, and/or delete your messages

Dashboard: Google Apps Status

Dashboard: Apple Services Status

Events
  • November 2017
    • MonNov20 No School: Fall Intersession
    • TueNov21 No School: Fall Intersession
    • WedNov22 No School: Fall Intersession
    • ThuNov23 No School: Thanksgiving Holiday
    • FriNov24 No School: Thanksgiving Holiday
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