New York Times Digital Academic Pass

Hope College students, faculty and staff can read the online version of The New York Times for free, with no limits on current articles.

To gain access, you will need to create an individual login at and use your 1Hope credentials ( to register.

You must have a valid email address from Hope College. Your account will be valid for one year, and require additional registration for subsequent use.

The Academic Pass does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. At this time, access to articles from the date range 1923 to 1980 is limited to 5 articles during any 24-hour period.

Can I access the New York Times from my mobile device?

Visit on your tablet or mobile device to download free NY Times apps. Full access to the tablet news app has more than 25 sections of content including blogs, video and slide shows. Use your Academic Pass login credentials for access.

I already have an Academic Pass account, but would like to access the Times on a tablet. What should I do?

Some NYT tablet apps are now available to all who claim a new pass or renew a pass to the Academic Site License affiliated with Hope College.

I already have a digital subscription. Can I get an Academic Pass? does not permit a double entitlement. If you have an existing paid subscription, you are not eligible for an Academic Pass unless you cancel your paid subscription first. You can get help by calling 1-800-591-9233.

Can I access the New York Times off-campus?

Yes, as long as you have registered using your e-mail address and obtained your Academic Pass.

I'm having problems using my Academic Pass. What should I do?

The New York Times offers a troubleshooting guide for the problems some users encounter.

How can I utilize the New York Times in the courses I teach?

New York Times inEducation provides curated content for a range of disciplines, allowing you to incorporate news content into your curricula. Register using your Hope email address.