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New York Times Online

Getting your complimentary NYT subscription


To activate your Pass for free access to, follow these steps.  When prompted, enter your RWU Login that you use for your University email,

While on campus: visit

While off campus: visit

Follow the simple instructions. Once activated, your Pass will provide access to from any location.

Access to NYT Courtesy of RWU Library

Roger Williams University Library is pleased to provide Students, Faculty and Staff access to the New York Times Online.  You may access your own free subscription to the New York Times on your desktop or mobile device.


Why can’t I log in?
You must activate your account from the RWU network by using the link to create an account.

Why am I asked to login on some occasions and not others?

Your browser cache or history may have cleared itself. Go to and log back in.

Does the my RWU subscription have any restrictions?

You must have a valid RWU email address to register.

Our access does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords, Times Insider or The New York Times Crosswords apps. NYTimes apps are not supported on all devices.

Access to archived articles within the date range 1923-1980 is limited. Within this date range, you may only open 5 PDF articles per day.