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Access requires an active UCInetID and password.

Authorized Affiliates are users with an active UCInetID and password, i.e. current UCI students, faculty, and staff.


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Access: UCI-  Authorized Affiliates
The UCI Libraries and The Financial Times (FT) have entered into a partnership which provides sponsored accounts.  Each account comes with personalized access to and the FT mobile app.  FT is a daily read for executives, policy-makers, and academics, among others, around the world. The FT offers news, opinion pieces, and data on a variety of topics, including management, business, the legal industry, politics, climate change, and economics, all from a global perspective.

How do current UCI affiliates (i.e. students, faculty, and staff with an active UCInetID and password) activate their complimentary accounts?

  • Visit
  • Enter your UCInetID and password to access the FT Join page. 
  • Use your email address to create your account
  • If you encounter an error message when creating your account, try using a different browser.
  • After your account is created, use to access content.
  • For help creating your account, email:





How do current UCI affiliates access the FT 
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  • Download the FT mobile app.  When you launch the app, you will see a Sign In page. 
  • After you type your @uci email address, you will have an option to Sign in via University of California, Irvine.
  • Use your UCInetID and Password to sign in to the FT app.  


Do students receive additional benefits from the Financial Times after they graduate?

Within one year of graduation, graduates are eligible for a free 3 month subscription to You will be emailed a link in the Spring, or you can contact for details.


Can current UCI affiliates who already have personal subscriptions migrate to the UCI Libraries' sponsored subscription?

If you currently pay for a personal account, please do the following to migrate your account to the UCI Libraries' sponsored license:

  1. Log into using your current credentials.
  2. In the same browser, go to the sign-up link:
  3. Complete any open fields.
  4. If you are not using a university email address, you will need to change it via this page:
  5. Email, include your email address, and explain that you want to cancel your personal account.


How should I get started with the FT?


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Advanced Searching and Historical Articles


Financial Times
Access: UCI
The Newsbank Access World News database includes FT article text coverage, and it's useful for advanced text searching.  There is a 30-day embargo on the newest FT content.  Coverage is is back to 1982.  


Financial Times Historical Archive (1888-2010)
Access: UCI

Access is via the Gale Primary Sources database.