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New York Times @ Albion College

Keep Up with the Times

New York Times​Keep up with times.  Access the New York Times anytime, anywhere for FREE with NYT Academic Pass; browse the physical newspaper while enjoying a caffé mocha on the bridge between Stockwell and Mudd; scroll through historical NYTs microfilm like a character in a cold case detective show; or access full-text dating back to 1851 with one of our online databases.  We've got you covered!  Learn about all the ways to access "all the news that's fit to print" by clicking on the tabs in this handy guide to the New York Times at Albion College Library.

Which One Should I Use?

The New York Times Academic Pass:  gives all Albion College facutly, staff, and students access to the New York Times Online.  Great for catching up with current events.  Impress your peers by casually referencing the New York Times in a conversation.

The New York Times print subscription:  Albion College Library subscribes to 7-day delivery (Monday–Sunday).  Holdings: most recent 2 months to present.

The New York Times Full-Text via LibrarySearch:  1857 - present


scan the QR code to activate your NYT Academic Pass

FREE access to The New York Times is made available to Albion College students, faculty and staff, thanks to a collaboration between Student Senate, the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service, and Albion College Library.  

How To Activate a Pass (New Users)

NYT Online Activation

You must be on the Albion College network via wifi or ethernet to activate your academic pass.  Go to​.  We have an Academic Site License with the New York Times! This means Albion College students, faculty, and staff can access and the New York Times' smartphone apps for FREE.

  1. Create an account using your Albion College email address
    • If you already have an account using that email address, you can still log in with those credentials
  2. When you see "START YOUR ACCESS," the expiration time and date of your pass will appear
  3. You're done! Go to and enjoy full access anywhere, anytime

Smartphone and Tablet Apps

Your Group Pass also includes smartphone and tablet app access to the New York Times. Go to​ on your mobile device to download a NYT app and use your credentials for unlimited NYT app access.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Why can't I log in?
You must activate and create your account while on the Albion College network by using the link.  You must renew your account annually by logging in from on campus, you can then use the account from on and off campus.

Does the Albion College NYT Academic Pass have any restrictions?
You must have a valid email address to register.  Access does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords, 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. 

Can I access the Times off-campus?
Yes! Once you've created your Group Pass account using your email address from the Albion College network, you may access the Times from on or off campus.

Can I access the Times from my mobile device?
There are mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Windows devices, which are included as part of the Group Pass. You can access the mobile site ( using your smartphone or tablet running any of the operating systems listed above.

Why am I asked to log in on some occasions and not others?
Your browser cache or history may have cleared itself. Go to and log back in.

I need help!
If you're experiencing problems with access to, please email us at or contact New York Times support at

Visit the NYT Academic Pass Troubleshooting Guide.

Forgot Password or Need to Renew Your Pass?

1.  Visit to reset the password
2.  Go to and select “Log in here.”
3.  You have successfully claimed a Pass at the Start Your Access screen.  
4.  Use steps 2 & 3 to renew the pass upon reaching the expiration date.

NYT Forgot Password    

Print Subscription

  • Stack of newspapersThe latest issue of the New York Times can be found on the current newspapers shelf on the main floor of Stockwell across from the café.
  • Issues from the last two months are located on the cart next to the current newspapers shelf.