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Every Clark University student, faculty and staff member now has free access to The New York Times website. A joint effort of the Undergraduate Student Governmentl and the Clark University Libraries has resulted in a subscription to a New York Times Group Pass that gives Clark users full access to the content on the website. Mobile apps are available.

Getting Started

New User Registration

  • Go to the pass page.
  • Type "Clark University" when prompted for school name.
  • Select "Create Account."
  • Complete the Sign Up form with your Clark University email address. When you see the Start Your Access screen, you have successfully registered.
  • The New York Times has created a "getting started" video which you might find helpful.

Returning Users

Once you have activated your account, you can log into your account at

Mobile Apps

To download your free NYTimes smartphone or iPad apps, go to

How long does the pass last?

  • For Students the pass is good until your expected graduation date.
  • For Faculty/Staff the pass is good for four years.

How do you renew the pass after reaching expiration?

  • Simply go to and select “log in here.”  Please use the same username and password from If password is not known, go to to have it reset to your email address used as the username.


Why can’t I log in?
You must activate your account from Clark University’s network by using the link to create an account.

Why am I asked to login on some occasions and not others?

Your browser cache or history may have cleared itself. Go to and log back in.

Does the Clark University Academic Pass have any restrictions?

You must have a valid Clark University email address to register.

Access does not include e-reader editions, NYT Cooking, NYT Games, 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. Within this date range, you may only open 5 PDF articles per day.


Website or Databases?

The website subscription allows access to breaking news as well as blogs and other online content not included in the Clark University databases while the databases allow unlimited access to their content and more powerful searching capabilities.  Each point of access has its own advantages.

Newspaper databases available through the Clark University Library include:

Still have questions?