New York Times Academic Pass

With your Duke email address, you can get free access to and the NYTimes apps.

You asked for web access, and The New York Times delivered: meet the Academic Pass. You can now access articles for free on the New York Times website on any device, from any location with your Duke email address.

To get started:

  1. Visit
  2. Click on “Register” to create an account with your Duke email address
  3. Click “Continue,” and check your Duke email account for a confirmation email (it may take up to 15 minutes to arrive)
  4. Click on the link in the email for your 24-hour access pass
  5. For each additional pass, go to and log in again

Questions? Contact the Perkins Research Desk at or 660-5880.

3 thoughts on “New York Times Academic Pass”

  1. I am getting the following message from frequently these days:

    The Academic Passes provided by your school are all in use. Please try again soon.

    I love reading with Duke’s passes! Can we somehow increase the limit?

  2. Hi Jiehan and other who may be trying to use the NY Times Academic Passes. Unfortunately, this service is only available during the fall and spring semesters. Thanks to everyone who alerted us to this issue and apologies in the delay in figuring out why researchers were receiving this message.

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