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Access to newspapers, including activation instructions for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Economist, Financial Times, and the New York Times

The New York Times

The Coates Library provides current access to The New York Times through a Group Pass. Individual registration is required annually.

Access is available to faculty, staff, and current students

  • Once activated, you can enjoy access to from any network or location for the duration of your license period (364 days for Faculty/Staff or until anticipated graduation date for students). 


  • Our subscription does not include Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. 


  • Access to archived articles within the date range 1923-1980 is limited to 5 articles per day per user. If you hit that wall switch to our additional resource: we also have unlimited access to New York Times Historical 1851-2018.

New Users: How to Activate Your Account

Activate Your Account

  1. Visit
  2. You will be asked to "find your school" by typing in Trinity University.
  3. To claim your pass, use your Trinity email address by clicking on "Create Account."  
  4. Create your account. When you see START YOUR ACCESS, the expiration time and date of your pass will appear
  5. Please note: If you are faculty/staff you must reactivate your pass each year, however, you no longer need to be on-campus to reactivate. If you are a student, your pass will expire on your anticipated graduation date. 

Your New York Times account may be signed in directly at from any computer using the same Trinity email and personal password used to create your account. There is no need to go through the steps above until your pass needs to be renewed.

Returning Users: How to Reactivate Your Account

Reactivate Your Account

  1. For faculty and staff only, once your account expires you will need to reactivate your account
  2. Visit
  3. Click on "Already Have an Account? Log in here>>"
  4. Enter your NYTimes login credentials and your account will be active again

More Access to the New York Times

Trinity provides additional access to the New York Times: