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The Wall Street Journal: Campus Access

WSJ University Membership Activated June 15, 2021

In a UC San Diego Library-sponsored pilot program running through June 2024, UCSD students, faculty, and staff may now create a free personal account to access The Wall Street Journal via the publisher's direct platforms.

Authenticate Here To Begin Creating Your WSJ Account

(Enter your active UCSD username, or email address, and associated password credential to authenticate through the campus SSO link above; successful authentication will lead to the actual WSJ user account registration site.)This link opens in a new wind This link opens

TERMS OF USE: Each account holder will be governed by the SUBSCRIBER AGREEMENT AND TERMS OF USE, which is periodically updated by the publisher. Refer to that document for permitted and restricted uses, privacy policy, and copyright information. Features

Personalized access

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Access WSJ content on desktop, tablet, mobile, the WSJ app, and WSJ podcasts.

Student-centered content

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Customized content for students in The WSJ Student Hub, WSJ Money (personal finance), and WSJ Jobs (career exploration).


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Connections and conversations with WSJ reporters and editors, leaders and innovators, and students and faculty.

More Wall Street Journal Articles Options

The platform carries 4+ years of articles content. Longer runs of article texts and page images from the printed newspaper are available in other subscribed databases.

Privacy Notes

When you create a account, your personal information is subject to use by publisher Dow Jones as described below. See also the full Dow Jones Privacy Notice.

  • How/when personal data is collected: Information required when you sign up for an account or create a profile; use an interactive feature (such as chat, chat bot or article sharing options); participate in a community forum. 
  • Data collected through third parties: If you access through a social media service, information collected may include your social media user ID and/or user name, profile picture, email address, demographic data, your interests, and your activities on other websites.
  • Other data collected through third party analytics providers, ad networks, and advertisers: Dow Jones can track your online activities over time and across third party websites, apps and devices. Data may include your name, contact information, your transactions, purchase history, or relationships with various product and service providers, and use of certain applications. 
  • Other data that may be collected: Password, birthday, education or graduation year, occupation, financial information (i.e. income, investments, portfolio transactions and value), live event accommodations, and interests.

Switching Your Account

Already have a paid account? Please call 1-800-JOURNAL to cancel your present individual membership. After that one is cancelled you can activate the free Library-sponsored membership at the link above. Under the campus-wide membership program student accounts are established through estimated graduation date; faculty and staff accounts renew annually.

Membership Program Renewal

Availability of the campus membership program here beyond the initial pilot period will depend on usage and budget factors.