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New York Times Group Pass

This guide explains how to create an account to use the library's subscription to the New York Times.

New York Times Group Pass

Arizona State University Library provides access to for all current students, staff, and faculty members through a Group Pass. ASU users must initially register for Academic Group Pass account through a campus authenticated link, i.e. users must Sign-In to their ASU account, and by following these steps.  

  1. To register or renew your Group Pass account using your ASU email account, visit the address,
  2. Click New York Times link above, then at the Welcome screen, click Create an Account, to create an academic account using your ASU email ( address. If Renewing an account click on the Log in here >> link and enter your ASU email and password
  3. When you see START YOUR ACCESS, *Students* registering for their passes will be asked to provide an anticipated graduation date and will not have to re-authenticate for their pass until that date. *Faculty/staff* passes are good for 364 days, and then will need to be renewed.
  4. Once the account is created, access the from any location.
  • Also, included in the pass is access to the NYTimes smartphone apps (iPhone, Android, Windows). To Download free mobile apps, visit
  • Unfortunately, the tablet apps are not included in this access. Tablet users may instead access the web site using a browser. 

Annual Renewal

  •  Faculty/Staff passes are good for one year from activation, and must be reactivated after expiration.
  •  To reactivate go to and login with your ASU credentials, and then your NYT credentials. This login process will reset your group pass for NYT access via the website and app. 

Off-campus Registration Process (for existing users)

  1. Navigate to
  2. Click Go button
  3. Log into the campus network using your ASURITE login credentials
  4. On the NYT registration page, click on "Already have an account? Log in here"
  5. Input your login credentials and click "Log In"

Historical Material:

  •  To access TIMESMachine for pdf scans of 1851-2002 articles, go to Sections--More--Tools & Services-- TimesMachine              
  •   Archives from 1923-1980 are limited to 5 articles per day per user.                                                                                               

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