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New York Times @ Bluffton University

Step 1: Navigate to

Step 2: Search for and select Bluffton University.


You will be redirected to the NYT registration page.


Step 3: Click "Create Account" and complete fields. You must use your email address. (See below if you have an existing NYT account.)

Step 4: Verify your account (you will receive a confirmation email).*


* The confirmation email may be routed to your spam folder. You must click the link in this email to complete the registration.


Existing New York Times Account


If you have previously registered your email address on The New York Times site, you will click "Log in here" below the Create Account button link for Step 3.


Current Paid Subscription

Anyone with a paid account using their address who wants to switch over, must first deactivate their subscription.  That will "free up" the email address.


To cancel an existing PAID subscription, contact New York Times Customer Care at: or 800-591-9233


Once your email address is available, you may follow the steps above, but instead of clicking "Create Account" click the link below ("Already have an account?  Log in here") and login with your email address.


Additional Troubleshooting

If you run into other issues while trying to access the New York Times via the Bluffton University site license please visit the NYT Help page or Ask Us for assistance.

Does Include:


  •   Online archives (dating back to 1851). (1923-1980 are limited access - 5 articles per month)
  •   Interactive media (graphics, charts, maps, polls, custom content)
  •   Video library (spanning all sections)
  •   NYT app for mobile devices
  •   Daily 360 content - two dimensional videos that provide 360° views (with mobile device or mouse)
  •   NYT “Watching” - TV and movie recommendations (with personalization option)
  •   Podcasts (including our popular "Daily" podcast, “Caliphate,” and “Dear Sugar,” among others)
  •   Newsletters (there are a variety of topics that you may subscribe to)
  •   Article history and Save options (across platforms)
  •   Article comment permissions
  •   Real-Time Market Data Information & Company Research Pages-provide real-time global snapshots of US and World Markets, Funds, Currencies, Bonds & Consumer Rates powered by Thomson Reuters. 

Does Not Include:

  • Premium crossword puzzle app

  • NYT Cooking App

Academic Passes need to be renewed annually from the date of initial registration.  You will not be notified that your access has expired, but if you are seeing a message about hitting your limit of "free articles" while viewing the The New York Times online, it's probably time to renew.  

Visit to renew your account.  Log in with the Bluffton email address and password you used during the initial registration.  Follow the on screen instructions to complete the process.    

You can also check what date your account is set to expire by visiting when logged into your account.  It also provides an option to set a reminder to renew on your calendar.