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Chicago Connect: Free WiFi

CPS and the City of Chicago is Providing Fast and Free High-Speed Internet for Students who Need it the Most
Chicago Connected is a groundbreaking program that provides no-cost, high-speed internet service to CPS students and their families. This first-of-its-kind program will be one of the largest efforts by any city to provide internet access for students.

Check Eligibility for Chicago Connected

Students may qualify for either high-speed internet or a district-provided hotspot at no cost through the Chicago Connected program. Students who qualify for high-speed internet have been assigned an activation code. The code provides access to a wired connection through an internet service provider.

Find Your Activation Code

Check to see if your family is eligible for a wired internet connection or a district-provided hotspot through Chicago Connected by searching your child’s student ID and date of birth in the form on THIS WEBSITE.
Can't find your student ID? Look for it on:
  • Report cards or progress reports
  • Parent Portal
  • Student ID card
  • Or call your school for assistance