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The UC San Diego Library is closed December 23, 2023 - January 2, 2024. Access to online resources remains available.


How To Access

To Activate Your Account:

1. While either connecting from a campus computer, using UCSD-PROTECTED wireless network, or invoking AnyConnect VPN with 2-step secured allthruucsd setting, visit

2. Create a account using your UCSD e-mail address

Type "University of California" in the participating academic sites menu to find University of California, San Diego

From there faculty, staff, and graduate students select "Graduate and Faculty" option; undergraduates select "Undergraduate Only" option

On next screen click “Create Account” and complete the registration fields with your e-mail address, preferred password, and campus status category. Students must enter expected graduation year

For Undergraduate Students Only: After submitting registration details, watch for and reply to an e-mail seeking account address confirmation

All successful registrants regardless of campus status may use account credentials to access and its apps from any network or location

Content Highlights & Exclusions

  • Most New York Times and International New York Times content, including news, reviews, opinion, blogs, videos and more, with no monthly limit on the number of stories you may read
  • NYT mobile app, iOS and Android [mobile apps are not supported on all devices]
  • New York Times Audio iOS app
  • Newsletters and custom alerts delivered to your e-mail inbox
  • Historical coverage, with full access to articles published from 1851 through 1922, and from 1981 to today
  • The paper limits individual users to five articles per day from the years 1923-1980
  • Does not include e-reader editions, Times Insider, NY Times Games (Crossword) or NY Times Cooking apps; a few crosswords from the archives are available here

The New York Times inEducation

Our academic site license also offers the allied The New York Times inEducation resource, which provides the following features:

  • Discipline-specific areas of study
  • General instructional strategies to promote student achievement
  • Co-curricular activities, including events, discussions, and contests

To gain entry to the inEducation site (whether faculty, staff, or student), simply complete a short registration here. Be sure to use your e-mail address.