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Guide for creating your account

Creating Your Account

Use the following links:

  • On campus:  Group Pass

  • Off campus: Remote Group Pass

  • Select "Create Account"  

  • Complete the Sign Up form with your Goodwin University email address. When you see the "Start Your Access" screen, you have successfully registered. Please note: you will need to repeat these steps to renew your free subscription each year.

Returning Users

Once you have activated your account, you can log into your account from any computer at

Mobile Apps

To download your free NYTimes smartphone or iPad apps, go to


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All the News That's Fit to Print

All Goodwin University students, faculty and staff now have full complimentary access to and NYT mobile apps, thanks to our school-wide subscription. We encourage you to take advantage of the world-class journalism of The New York Times to enrich your educational experience. 


Why use the Pass to read The New York Times online?

The New York Times requires a paid subscription for full access to its website,, and to the NYT mobile apps at Current registered visitors not connected to a pass may only read up to 10 free articles per month. The Pass gives unlimited access to all content on the site, except for a limited number of articles you can view from 1923 to 1980.

I already have a paid ​Times digital or print subscription that gives me unlimited access to What should I do?

If you have an existing paid digital subscription, you are not eligible to activate a Pass. Please contact to discuss your options. You may wish to cancel your current digital subscription in order to activate a Pass.

What are the restrictions? Passes do not include e-reader editions or digital versions of The New York Times Crossword. NYT mobile apps are not supported on all devices. Access to archived articles from 1923 to 1980 is limited to five articles per 24 hour period. Other restrictions may apply.​

Can I access The Times from off-campus?

Yes, as long as you have previously activated your Pass using the links in the "Creating Your Account" box to the left. 

Can I access The Times from my mobile device?

All Passes provide full access to NYT apps; visit to download. Pass holders can also access and on any device (computer, smartphone, or tablet) with a browser. Mobile apps are supported by most devices.

​Why am I asked to log in on some occasions and not others?

This may be because your browser may clear its web cache/history if it is set to do so. In such cases you will need to log back into, but you can still use your Pass.