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The library provides access to, New York Times mobile apps, videos, and New York Times in Education to CSUMB students, faculty, and staff.

Create your New York Times account

  • Visit

  • Search for and select "California State University--Monterey Bay"

  • Click "Create Account" and complete the fields using your email account

  • Verify your account (you will receive a confirmation email)

  • After confirming your email address, you will have full access when logged into

New York Times mobile apps

The NYT app is free to download and install. Visit the App Store on your device to get access.

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Please note that the free subscription does not currently include access to premium apps, which includes the cooking and crossword apps. NYT apps are also not supported on all devices.

New York Times in Education

New York Times in Education provides resources for educators, including:

  • Discipline-specific areas of study
  • General instructional strategies to promote student achievement
  • Co-curricular activities, including events, discussions, and contests
  • A library of curated content from influential educators around the world, recommended articles, and real life teaching applications

Please note that access to the New York Times in Education requires a separate New York Times in Education account. Create an account using your email address at


Can I read The New York Times without registering for an account?
The New York Times requires a paid subscription for full access to its website If you do not have a subscription, you may only read up to 5 free articles per month. The New York Times subscription offered by the library gives you unlimited access to all content on the website with the exception of archived articles from 1923 to 1980. Within that date rage, you may only access up to 5 articles per day. For access to older New York Times articles (1851-2009), you can use the library's New York Times Historical database.

Can existing NYT digital subscribers register for the subscription provided by the library?
If you have an existing digital subscription using your email address, you must cancel your current subscription to sign up for access to the library's subscription. If you wish to keep your existing personal account (and just cancel the paid subscription), we suggest changing the email address on your current account to something other than your email address before canceling. That will allow you to activate your CSUMB account 24 hours afterward. To cancel, please visit this link.

Can I access The New York Times from off-campus?
Yes, after you create an account, you may access The New York Times from anywhere so long as you are logged in.

Can I access The New York Times from my mobile device?
Yes, you may access on any device (computer, smartphone, or tablet) with a browser.

How do I renew my account after 364 days have passed?
Visit and search for California State University--Monterey Bay. On the registration page, click the "Already have an account? Log in here" link. You will see an on-screen confirmation that your access has been reactivated with a new expiration date.

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