Skip to Main Content

New York Times ( Cañada College

Subscription to New York Times

Cañada College Library offers online New York Times accounts for all students, staff, and faculty. This includes unlimited access via mobile apps on tablets and smart phones. accounts are good for one year for eligible Cañada College community members only (current students, staff, and faculty), after which accounts need to be renewed.

Faculty are eligible for a New York Times in Education account. New York Times in Education provides curated content for a range of disciplines on how to incorporate news content from the New York Times into your curricula.

New York Times ( Pass Activation & Log In Instructions

NYT Registration (First-time Users):

  • While on-campus or off-campus, go HERE
  • Log in with your OneLogin credentials
  • On the NYT registration page, click "Create Account"
  • Choose how you want to log into your NYTimes account (Google, Facebook, Apple, or input your email address)
  • Click "Create Account"
  • Check inbox for confirmation email


  • You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen.



  • Now you can have full access to and NYT mobile apps just by logging into your account:

  • Visit to download your free NYT apps.


The New York Times logo

Why use the Pass to read The New York Times online?
The New York Times requires a paid subscription for full access to its website; unsubscribed visitors may only read up to 10 free articles per month. The Pass gives you unlimited access to all content on the site, except for a limited number of articles you can view from 1923 to 1980.

I already have a Times digital subscription, which gives me unlimited access to What should I do?
If you have an existing digital subscription, you are not eligible to activate an Pass. Please contact to discuss your options.

My Academic Pass expired, what do I do?

After expiration, you may activate a new pass by visiting while connected to the network of your participating organization by either being on campus or registering on the NYTimes Off-campus Access Page.

What are the restrictions?
You need to be connected to your institution’s network to activate the Pass. At this time, access to articles from 1923 to 1980 is limited to five articles per day.

Can I access The Times from off-campus?
All Passes provide full access to NYT content anywhere and from any device. Go HERE for access. Please see New York Times Pass Activation and Log In Instructions to register as first time user.

Can I access The Times from my mobile device?
All Passes provide full access to NYT apps; visit to download. Pass holders can also access and on any device (computer, smartphone, or tablet) with a browser. Mobile apps are supported by most devices.

Why am I asked to log in on some occasions and not others?
This may be because your browser may clear its web cache/history if it is set to do so. In such cases you will need to log back into, but you can still use your Pass.

I am getting the below message when I try to access The Times from off-campus using Chrome, what can I do? 

Unfortunately Chrome thinks that our off-campus link to NYTimes might be fake. Fortunately this is easy to navigate. If you click on "Ignore" you will be taken to the right login page for the NYTimes. Overview Key Features

  • All digital access to includes every article ever published since 1851
    (the only limitation: for articles from 1923-1980, users can access 5 articles per person per day - due to a copyright ruling)
  • Mobile Apps for phones and tablets for students, faculty, and staff
  • Extensive multimedia, including interactive features, photography, video, VR features, and all new multimedia to come
  • Each user gets a personal account, which includes:

• Email newsletters, including California Today and The Edit (a newsletter designed for college students).
• Customized Alerts: Sign up for a notification when an article is published about a topic you're interested in, or get a weekly digest of those articles. This is a particularly useful feature for professors, as they can require students to set a specific alert based on current course topics.
• Cross-Platform Save; any article you save on is easily accessible from any device.
• Article recommendations based on topics you most commonly read about.

  • The New York Times In Education: On-line discipline-specific faculty resources to assist with integration of The Times in the classroom.

NY Times in Education

Access is also provided to New York Times in Education, which provides resources designed for Educators, such as:

  • Discipline-specific areas of study (more will follow)
  • General Instructional Strategies to promote student achievement
  • Co-Curricular Activities, including events, discussions, and contests
  • A library of curated content from influential educators around the world, recommended articles, and real life teaching applications
  • Note: Access to the New York Times in Education site requires a separate New York Times in Education account. Create an account using your e-mail address at