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Full Access to the New York Times Online!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The New York Times the way you want it!  Our site license grants you an Academic Pass - no need to pay for your personal or departmental subscription.



To activate your pass, you must be on campus and connected to the internet.


1.  Go to


2.  Click on REGISTER to create an account using your St. Andrew's email address.


3.  At the bottom of the Welcome page, click CONTINUE.


4.  You'll see "Check your email." Look in your St. Andrew's email inbox for the Confirm Your Email Address message.


5.  Click the link in the confirmation email. This verifies your eligibility and grants your Academic Pass.


6.  When you see START YOUR ACCESS, the expiration time and date of your pass will appear.


7.  Go to for full access from any location, from any device!



If you've previously registered on, but haven't registered with your St. Andrew's email address, you'll need to change your account information. Log in to, click on your login name in the very upper right. When the drop down box opens, click “My Account” and change the email address to your St. Andrew's email account, then hit the SAVE button.


* If you already have a account using your St. Andrew's email address, you may log in and get an Academic Pass with those credentials. HOWEVER:  this applies ONLY if you have registered, but not paid for a subscription with your St. Andrew's email account.  You can't have 2 different subscriptions with the same email address.


Returning Users

Once following the steps for first-time users and activating an Academic Pass, you'll have full access for 52 weeks. However, if for any reason while on you're given the message that you're reaching the limit of free articles on the site, do the following:


*  Make sure you are logged in with your St. Andrew's email address.


Smartphone Apps
Your Academic Pass includes access to The New York Times via the NYTimes smartphone apps. Having registered and selected your Academic Pass, access from anywhere at any time during the life of that pass from most web capable devices.


Have more questions?

Check the NYTimes Pass FAQs. Still need more help?  Contact us - may have the answer!


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