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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, please follow these steps:

  • Visit   Create a free account using your school email address with the approved domain(s).  If you already have a account associated with such email address, log in with those credentials.


  • Check your email inbox for our confirmation message.  Click on the link in your confirmation message to validate your email address and claim your Pass.  If the confirmation email didn’t arrive, check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, send an email to from your school email address to request confirmation.


  • You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen.  Now you can enjoy access to, and NYT mobile apps from any location, on or off campus, just by logging into your account. You may download NYTimes mobile apps at


HINT: Remain logged into your account to have seamless access to and our mobile apps for the duration of your Pass. Visit to view your Pass expiration timestamp at any time.

To claim a new Pass after expiration: visit and log in with your account associated with your school 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.


Have more questions?

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


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