To activate complimentary NYTimes.com access, you must be a current student, faculty or staff member at UCI.
Follow the steps laid out in the box below to create your NYTimes.com account. After registration you can access the New York Times from nytimes.com or download the app. You will not need to access through the Library website. You will need to renew your subscription every 4 years.
*This does not include e-reader editions, NYT Cooking, Times Insider content, or digital versions of the New York Times Crossword. Mobile apps are not supported on all devices.
There are many features and benefits included as part of a NYT subscription, such as Learning Tools and NYT Audio. Go here for more details.
The basic steps are laid out below.
2. Create a NYTimes.com account using your UCI email address
Type in "Irvine" and it will find 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 also download the NYT mobile app. Visit nytimes.com/mobile.
After registration, you can enjoy access to NYTimes.com from any network or location.
The expiration date of your Pass will be shown to you upon activation. Accounts are good for 4-years.
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.
# for Personal Subscriptions: 1-800-698-4637
# for Academic Subscribers: 1-800-753-7795
If using Safari to create your account and the process stalls after identifying the University of California as your School, try a different browser. Once your account is created you should be able to sign in and use the Safari browser to read the paper.
Still need help?
Users can email NYT education support team at email@example.com with any inquiries. Or you can communicate with them via the NYT Group Subscription live chat. Please keep in mind that these services are staffed M-F 8am-5pm EST.
Computer Website Renewal:
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.
Off-campus? Please use the Software VPN and choose the group UCIFull to access licensed content. For more information, please Click here
Software VPN is not available for guests, so they may not have access to some content when connecting from off-campus.