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New York Times Academic Pass for UB Users

Last Updated: Nov 9, 2022 11:36 AM


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Account set up and activation required. See instructions below.

Not a current subscriber? Create an account

  1. Navigate to accessnyt.com and follow the onscreen prompts.
  2. Search for and select 'University at Buffalo'. You should be redirected to the NYT registration page.
  3. Click 'Create Account' and use your UB email address (ending in @buffalo.edu) to create a new account.
  4. Verify your account via the confirmation email and complete your account setup.

Already a subscriber? Convert your account

If you currently have a paid personal subscription using your UB email:

  1. Cancel your current personal subscription. You can do this through your account on NYTimes.com, by phone (800-591-9233) or use the NYT's live chat service.
  2. Navigate to accessnyt.com and follow the onscreen prompts to authorize your account for full access.
  3. Search for and select 'University at Buffalo'. You should be redirected to the NYT registration page.
  4. Click 'Create Account' and use your UB email address (ending in @buffalo.edu) to create a new account.
  5. Verify your account via the confirmation email and complete your account setup.

If you currently have a paid personal subscription with a non-UB email and want switch to the UB academic pass:

The easiest option is to cancel your personal subscription and create a new account using your UB email address by navigating to accessnyt.com and following the onscreen prompts.

You can also choose to transition your personal account to your UB email address. To do this, you will need to change your account information:

  1. Navigate to NYTimes.com and click 'Account' in the upper right corner of the page.
  2. When the drop-down box opens, click on 'Account settings' and change your email to your UB email address (ending in @buffalo.edu).
  3. Follow the five steps immediately above to activate your pass.

Please note

Once activated, a faculty/staff pass is valid for 1456 days. After the pass expires, faculty/staff can easily renew their access by re-entering their email address at accessnyt.com.

A student pass is valid up to December of the graduation year entered by the student upon sign-up.

Once a student or faculty/staff member has activated their access, they’ll have the same experience as a new subscriber, allowing them to personalize their experience with newsletters and the New York Times app.

Activate Access to NYT Cooking and Games

Activation Steps

  1. Use the link provided above to access activation links for NYT Cooking and Games. Each resource must be activated separately.
  2. Click on an activation URL. A redeem code will be pre-populated.
  3. Create a new account using your UB email or log in if you've already registered for a New York Times account.
  4. If the information was entered correctly, you'll see a confirmation screen and have access to the resource.

Please note

The Cooking and Games redeem codes are for 12-month subscriptions. These codes are updated yearly. When your 12-month subscription ends, please return to this page to activate a new 12-month subscription using the updated activation URLs.

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