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How Can I Access The New York Times?

For full access to The New York Times, follow the "How to Create an Account" instructions below. You will need to use your SLU email address.

After registration, you can sign in to The New York Times from anywhere, including on the NYT app or from this link:

How to Create an Account (NYT)

1. Sign up for a SLU NYT account with your SLU email address

  • Search for Saint Louis University in the list of school names
  • Create an account using your or email address
  • Click on the link provided in your NYT confirmation email to complete your account setup

2. After registering, you can access the New York Times directly at or connecting via mobile app

Renew Your Subscription

Student subscriptions are valid through graduation date entered at sign up. Faculty/staff subscriptions are valid for four years.

To Renew:

  1. Click on 'Already have an account? Log in' here. Login with the same username and password that you registered with. If you have forgotten your password, click the Forgot password? link.

  2. You will see an on-screen confirmation that your pass has been reactivated, the new expiration date, and an option to add a calendar reminder for next year.

Already a Subscriber?

Have a paid personal account with your SLU email?

- Contact NYT, cancel your personal account, and then you can set up a SLU account. Cancellation will occur when the current subscription expires. 

Have a paid personal account with a non-SLU email?

- Set up a SLU account, and cancel your personal account if you wish.

NYT Cooking, Wirecutter, & Games subscribers

- You can purchase an NYT Cooking, Wirecutter, or Games subscription for individual use, and use your SLU or other personal email address for your NYT Cooking, Wirecutter, or Games account.

To cancel an existing account:

What's included

Included in our subscription:

  • 1851 to current day and all updates
  • Archives 9/18/1951 - 12/31/2002 (5 PDF downloads from TimesMachine per day per user)
  • Spanish and Mandarin Chinese translations
  • All NYT produced videos, blogs, subscriber events, newsletters
  • NYT inEducation and The Learning Network
  • Access through web browser and NYT mobile app

Not included: NYT Cooking, Games, & Wirecutter

NYT for research

For advanced search functions, use our subscriptions in academic databases:


Please note the New York Times Terms of Service and Privacy agreements.

A New York Times digital edition subscription is available to all SLU students, faculty, and staff courtesy of the Student Government Association (SGA) and SLU Libraries.