Skip to Main Content

Library 120 Spring 2024: Finding News and Media sources

Full Text Current Newspapers

Online sources for Information and Society

New York Times

How to set up your NYT account:

  1. Go to
  2. Search "Whitman College" in the Find School Box
  3. Follow the instructions for if you are on or off-campus. If setting up your account off campus, click the "go" button to enter Whitman's credentials, then create your account. You can use any email to create your account, but you will need a current Whitman email to access this page.
  4. Create an account using your Whitman email. If you have an existing paid individual subscription, you will need to cancel that subscription, and then activate an academic account using that same email address.

You can also watch the video below for more instructions on setting up an account.

Please contact us if you have any questions

New York Times FAQ

You must be a current Whitman student, faculty, or staff member to register. To use the NYT apps, log in using your Whitman NYT account information. 

Students have access to the New York Times until December 31 of the year they graduate. For faculty and staff, you will have to renew your access to the New York Times every four years. 

What's included in the subscription:

Using your new log-in, you can add any of the NYT apps to your devices and get access.

In order to get free access to Whitman NYT, you must cancel your personal subscription first. You can keep your personal subscription and make a new account with your Whitman email if you'd like.

You are not able to add other users to your access.

Contact us if you have any questions!

NYT in Class

If you want to assign NYT articles for students to read, you can copy the URL in the address bar and paste it into your syllabus or Canvas. Students will need to have a Whitman NYT account to read the article without a paywall. You can also still access the New York Times through US Newsstream and New York Times Historial (1851-2016).

You can use the New York Times in the classroom via and Consult the NYT in Education guide below for more information.

© 2014 Whitman College Penrose Library |