New York Times Academic Pass!

Thanks to CUNY Libraries, you and your students now have full complimentary access to NYTimes.com and NYTimes mobile apps, as well as their international editions. Please encourage your students to visit nytimes.com/passes to activate their own free Pass.¬†¬†CUNY’s subscription¬†entitles all people with a cuny.edu email domain to acquire a subscription to the digital NYTimes so¬†you and your students¬†must register using your City Tech email.

For Users:

Once you have created an account, access from anywhere will simply require your NYTimes login. Your subscription via CUNY will be active for a year from the date you create it.

An NYTimes Academic Pass provides you with full access to NYTimes.com and the NYTimes.com smartphone apps* for the period of time designated by your institution.  Your school has set your pass to be good for 52 weeks from the date you activate it.

Your subscription does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. NYTimes apps are not supported on all devices. Access to archived articles within the date range 1923-1980 is limited. You must have a valid email address from a participating school. Other restrictionsmay apply.

Get Started: Go to nytimes.com/passes.
1.¬† ¬†Click on “Register” to create a NYTimes.com account using your school email address.
2.¬† ¬†At the bottom of the Welcome page, click “Continue.”
3.¬† ¬†If your email address is from an eligible school, you will then see “Check your email.” Look for our message, Confirm Your Email Address, which should arrivewithin 15 minutes.
4.   Click on the link in our confirmation email. This will simultaneously verify your eligibility and grant your Academic Pass, which will provide access toNYTimes.com for your campus designated period.
5.   If you don’t get our confirmation email, check your spam filter.  If you still do not receive it, send an email from your school email account toedu@nytimes.com

IMPORTANT: If you wish to subscribe to a CUNY academic pass and you already have a subscription (or have registered) with NYTimes Digital and you used your CUNY email on that subscription, you should change the email address on that subscription (to any email address that does not have a CUNY domain)  and then use your CUNY email to get the academic pass.

Returning Users
Once you have followed the steps for first-time users and activated an Academic Pass provided by your school, it should allow you full access for 52 weeks (364days) with no further action on your part.

However, if for any reason while on NYTimes.com you are served the message that you are reaching the limit of free articles on the site, do the following: Makesure you are logged in to NYTimes.com with your school email address. Go to  nytimes.com/passes.   Your pass should again be active.

Smartphone Apps
Your Academic Pass includes access to The New York Times via the NYTimes smartphone apps. To download your smartphone app, visit: nytimes.com/mobile. Once you have registered and selected your Academic Pass, you can then access  nytimes.com from anywhere at any time during the life ofthat pass from most web capable devices.

Prof. Monica Berger
Technical Services/Electronic Resources Librarian
Ursula C. Schwerin Library
New York City College of Technology, CUNY
300 Jay St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201-1909
718 260-5488
http://library.citytech.cuny.edu