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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why use the Academic Pass to read The New York Times online?

    • The New York Times requires a paid subscription for full access to its website, Pass gives you unlimited access to all content on the site (1851 to present). For articles from 1923-1980, you can only view up to 5 per day.
  • 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 a Pass.
    • Please contact (support for institutions) to discuss your options.
  • What are the restrictions?

    • At this time, access to articles from 1923 to 1980 is limited to five articles per day.
  • Can I access The Times outside of my organization’s network?

    • Yes
  • Can I access The Times from my mobile device?

    • You can access and on any device with a browser. Mobile apps for iPhone/iPod Touch (IOS 5.0+), Android (OS 2.1+), and Windows (7.5 O.S.) phones are included as part of Academic Pass. 
    • Mobile apps for tablets are NOT part of the Academic Pass. However, you can access the mobile site.
  • 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 an existing Academic Pass subscriber, but I am getting messages asking me to subscribe when I try to log in. What should I do?

  • I still need help!

    • Please contact