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Market Research & Entrepreneurship: NYTimes.com

Your guide for entrepreneurship & market research resources for Lab-to-Market classes & other activites using UC San Diego Library resources.

Free New York Times Academic Site License Pass Accounts For Students, Faculty, Staff

Associated Students UCSD and UC San Diego Library have partnered to bring complimentary NYTimes.com access to current students, faculty, and staff beginning January 1, 2022

Follow the steps shown in the box below to create your own free account. With registration complete you can access the newspaper site directly or via its downloadable app. Faculty and staff registrants under this campus academic pass program will receive accounts good for four years, renewable upon expiration by re-validation with campus domain e-mail. New student participants will receive accounts good through December 31 of the graduation year entered during the online registration process.

How To Access NYTimes.com

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 AccessNYT.com

2. Create a NYTimes.com 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 @ucsd.edu e-mail address, preferred NYTimes.com 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 nytimes.com 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]
  • 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 @ucsd.edu e-mail address. 

More New York Times Options

Customer Care

Here is client support information directly from New York Times to ensure that new and existing subscribers have a great experience.

NEW subscribers to NYT visit accessnyt.com to create an account (register), as shown on this guide. Type in the school name and follow the instructions. If the new subscriber encounters an error message that subscriber can mail edu@nytimes.com .

EXISTING registered subscribers with ACTIVE PAID subscriptions need to cancel their personal subscription by connecting with a chat agent on the site, or calling 800-698-4637, before creating an account.

EXISTING registered subscribers that DO NOT HAVE ACTIVE NYT subscriptions can visit accessnyt.com and click on "Already have an account? Log in here" link (found just below "Create Account"). They then input email address and the same "password" created for the previous account. If the subscriber encounters an error message that subscriber can mail edu@nytimes.com .

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