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New York Times Access

SLCC users can access the New York Times for free by following the steps on this guide.

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New York Times Academic Digital Passes

The New York Times

SLCC students, faculty, and staff can enjoy free access to the New York Times with academic digital passes! A digital pass includes access to:

  • (International New York Times), and
  • New York Times mobile apps.

How To Set Up An Account And Claim An Academic Pass

To set up a free account, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to the New York Times passes webpage
  2. Go to "Create Account"
  3. Enter your student or staff email
  4. Create a password
  5. Click on "Create Account" again
  6. Check your College email inbox for a confirmation message
  7. Click on the link in your message to validate your email address


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.


The digital academic pass does not include e-reader editions or Crosswords. Mobile apps are not supported on all devices. There may be limited access to archived articles between the dates of 1923-1980. 

Alternate New York Times Access Options

The SLCC Library Services also offers searchable full-text access to current and historic New York Times articles through the ProQuest Newsstream database.

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