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To Activate Your Access:

1. While on campus, or while connected to the VPN from off campus, visit

2. Create a account using your UCI email address

Type in "Irvine" and it will find University of California, Irvine.

Image of page showing search for Irvine to choose University of California Irvine.

Fill in your UCI email address, create a password, and choose the appropriate "type of user." Then click "Sign Up."

3. If you wish, you can download the NYT mobile app. Visit


After registration, you can enjoy access to from any network or location.

The expiration date of your Pass will be shown to you upon activation. AFTER ONE YEAR, YOU WILL NEED TO RENEW YOUR ACCOUNT.

*To activate complimentary access, you must be a current student, faculty or staff member at UCI.

This does not include e-reader editions, Times Insider content or digital versions of the New York Times Crossword. Mobile apps are not supported on all devices.

Having problems creating an account?

If you currently have a personal paid subscription to the New York Times and are having difficulty creating a UCI account, please contact the New York Time's customer service directly.

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Annual Renewal of your Account

After one year, you will need to renew your account.

Computer Website Renewal:

  • Follow the instructions "To Activate Your Access." (The information appears on the left.)
  • When renewing on a computer that you regularly use to access, you will often be auto-recognized.

Mobile App Renewal:

You might get stuck in a loop when trying to reestablish your account on the mobile app, like this.

Already a subscriber?  Log in.  >>  Don’t have an account?  Create one.  >>  “Could Not Create Account.  The e-mail address provided is already in use.”  >> Already a subscriber?  Log in. 

If that happens, delete and reinstall the mobile app.

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