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New York Times Access

Miami University students, faculty, and staff are eligible for full subscriber access to the New York Times. To access this resource you will need to register an account on the NYT website.

Account registration and login for the New York Times is available through this link:


Academic Site License Implementation With Group Passes

An Academic Site License using NYTimes Group Passes provides users with full access to and the smartphone apps.* 

  • Enjoy access to from any device.
  • Once activated from within your school’s network, an Group Pass can be used from any location for the duration of your license period.

New Users:  How to Activate a Pass

1.     Go to  

2.     Create an account using your university email address.  If you already have an account using your university email address, you may log in with those credentials. Students will also be asked to enter their anticipated graduation date.

3.     When you see START YOUR ACCESS, the expiration time and date of your pass will appear. 

4.     Go to and enjoy your full access from any location!

Faculty, students, and staff will need to renew their access every 6 months, as prompted by the NYT.

Returning Users

Once you have activated the Group Pass provided by your school, it should allow you full access until your expiration date with no further action on your part.  However, if for any reason while on you are served the message that you are reaching the limit of free articles on the site, do the following:

Make sure you are logged in to the account with which you activated your Group Pass. If you log out of your account or visit on a device where you are not logged in, you can simply log in to your account to continue enjoying access.

If your Group Pass has expired: 

Visit  to reactivate your pass.   Make sure you are logged in to the account with which you activated your Group Pass.

Smartphone Apps

Your Group Pass includes access to The New York Times via the NYTimes smartphone apps.  To download your free smartphone apps by visiting:

Pre-Existing NYT Subscribers

Miami users who were personal NYT subscribers and used their email address to create their account may experience an error when trying to set up their Group Pass for the first time.

These users will need to contact NYT Customer Care at 1-800-NYTIMES or send an email to