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This guide is to assist the VSU community through the creation of your New York Times account.

Creating an Account

Create your New York Times Access Pass account to access the New York Times starting with the first issue in 1851 through the latest news of today.

  1. Go to
  2. To register for a account you must use your VSU e-mail ( or and  create a password you will remember. 
  3. Please check your university e-mail for an activation link to confirm your pass and complete the registration process.
  4. Your academic pass is valid for one year after which you will need to renew your account.

New York


University Libraries at Virginia State University acquired campus-wide access to New York for student, faculty, and staff. Access includes current and archival news stories plus the following: 

Today’s Headlines - A daily update of top stories from sections you select.

Commentary from world renowned Op-Ed columnists.
Daily insider coverage of company mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, venture capital and more.
Sponsored deals for Broadway and beyond. editors send you global news as it breaks.
Luxury travel offers from premium advertisers.
Style must-haves from premier advertisers.
The latest video features and more.




Mobile Apps for New York

There are NY Times apps for the following:

  • iPad®
  • iPhone and iPod touch®
  • Android
  • Kindle Fire
  • BlackBerry® 10
  • Windows® 8
  • Windows® Phone
  • Tablets
  • Plus apps for the New York Times Real Estate, New York Times Mobile Website, and the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Download apps at the New York Times Mobile apps site