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New York Times

  • Available to USD students/staff/faculty ONLY 

  • 24/7 access from any device

  • Available from any location

Account Set Up Instructions

  1. Go to USD's NYT Academic Pass homepage and select Create Account
  2. Sign up with your email address 
  3. Create a new password (Do not use your USD account password--create something new)
  4. NYT will send an email validation. Access site from link sent in their email.

Existing New York Times ID

If you have previously registered your email address on The New York Times site, you will click the "Already have an account? Log in here" link (below the "Create Account" button). Select "Forgot your password" at the bottom right of the screen if you need to reset your password.

Content Included:

  • 1851-1922 & 1987-Today
  • Access to 1923-1986, limited to 5 free articles 


  • You must have a valid USD email address to register.
  • Our access does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords, Times Insider or The New York Times Crosswords apps.

How to use the New York Times Search Feature

Smartphone apps [free download]

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