DiMenna-Nyselius Library is excited to announce that online access to The New York Times is now available to the Fairfield University community. The Group Pass effectively provides each Fairfield University student, faculty and staff an online subscription to the nytimes.com site (no more paywalls!). This service gives students, faculty and staff full access to NYTimes.com and NYTimes mobile apps, as well as their international editions. Please note this subscription does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps.
In addition, users can discover and share content on social networks, save articles, subscribe to email newsletters of areas of interest and receive news alerts, either on predefined topics or through a keyword search the user designates.
To activate your Group Pass to NYTimes.com, each user must follow these steps:
If you have trouble grabbing a pass, it could be because you have an existing NY Times account. Please see box below for assistance.
Hint: Remain logged into your NYTimes.com account to have seamless access to NYTimes.com and our mobile apps for the duration of your Pass. Visit https://myaccount.nytimes.com/grouppass to view your Pass eligibility and expiration timestamp at any time
1. The Group Pass gives you unlimited access to all content* on the NYTimes.com, including archived articles since 1851 with the exception that access to articles from 1923 to 1980 is limited to five articles per day. If you need articles from the archive, you can also visit New York Times - Historical database for unlimited access to articles from 1851-2010.
2. Ongoing Use: Once you have activated your Academic Pass, you should have full access for 52 weeks (364 days) with no further action on your part. If you see a message that you are reaching the limit of free articles on the site, you’re probably not logged in. Simply log back in.
*This subscription does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps.
1. Having trouble logging in due to an existing NY Times account? See box labeled to left labeled What to DO if You Have an Existing Account?
2. If you are ever on the NYTimes site and you see a message about reaching the limit of free articles on the site, make sure you are logged into the NYTimes site with the credentials you used when activating your Group Pass.
3. If your Group Pass has expired (after 364 days), here is how TO CLAIM A SUBSEQUENT PASS AFTER EXPIRATION:
4. Why are you being asked to login 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 NYTimes.com, but you can still use your Group Pass.
If you have questions about this new offering, please contact the Library. Or check the New York Times Troubleshooting Guide if you are having problems obtaining an Academic Pass or are hitting a content limit.
You can access NYTimes.com and INYT.com on any device with a browser.
Mobile app access for smartphones and iPads is also provided with the Library subscription. Simply download the app on your device and log-in using your fairfield.edu email log-in.
Please note: your access does NOT include the crossword apps.
Remain logged into your NYTimes.com account to have seamless access to NYTimes.com for the duration of your Pass.