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How to Create Your Account

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UW-Stout Library provides access to the for anyone with a valid UW-Stout email address through an academic group pass.  Individual registration is required. With your account, you will have full access to the extensive breaking news, world news, and multimedia of The New York Times.

If you already have an account, please go directly to to log in. Clicking on the link below and using the "Already have an account?" log in link will give an error message that your email address is not eligible.

If you have trouble with the link below, try this alternate activation site: Type in “Stout” and follow the prompts from there.

To create your account:

Create New York Times account

  • Enter your '' (for staff) or '' (for students) email address, create a password, and click 'Create Account.'

Create New York Times account by filling in email address and password

  • Select your status. 
  1. Students will need to enter their expected graduation year.  
  2. Faculty and staff will have to renew their account on an annual basis
  • Click 'Sign-up' to complete registration. 
  • Test your account for access at  


Access Questions

1. Why use the NYTimes Academic Pass to read The New York Times Online? 

The New York Times requires a paid subscription for full access to its website; unsubscribed visitors may only read up to 10 articles a month.  The Academic Pass through UW-Stout Library gives you unlimited access to all content on the site.  

2. Can I use smartphone or tablet apps to read the NYTimes?

Yes, after you have created an account, download the free apps via the app store or NYTimes mobile.

3.  Are there any restrictions on usage? 

Yes, for content from 1923-1980, all users are limited to 5 articles per day.  There are no restrictions on content from 1851-1922 and 1980 to present.  Crosswords and e-reader editions are not included in the UW-Stout academic pass. 

4. Can I read the NYTimes in languages other than English? ‚Äč

Yes, you can read the NYTimes in Mandarin or Spanish.

5. Can I access the NYTimes off-campus?

Yes, as long as you have activated your pass through this guide.  

6. Why am I asked to log in on some occasions and not others? 

This may happen if you have cleared your browser history or cache.  You can log back in using your pass. 


Registration Questions

1. How often do I have to renew my NYTimes account? 

If you are a student, you have access until the graduation date you entered at the time of registration.  If you are faculty or staff, you must renew your account annually. 

2. What if I already subscribe to the NYTimes with my UW-Stout email address? 

  • If you have an unpaid NYTimes account:
  1. Do not click "Create Account" on the welcome page; Click "Already have an account? Log in here."  
  2. Log in with their existing NYT username / password.  This will link your existing username / password to the UW-Stout academic pass.
  • If you have a paid subscription for the NYTimes
  1. You will need to cancel your account before it can be associated with the UW-Stout academic pass. 
  2. Cancel through customer care: / 800-591-9233 / Chat
  3. Once canceled, your username can then be associated with the UW-Stout academic pass. 


The New York Times in Education

Our New York Times academic pass includes access to The New York Times in Education. 

To register for an account: 

  1. Navigate to
  2. Complete the registration form using your UW-Stout email.
  3. After creating an account, go to The New York Times in Education and login.

Additional (Library) Access to the New York Times

Additional Library resources that provide access to the New York Times