Get Started with the New York Times Online

Portland Community College Library is now providing access to the New York Times. This subscription includes:

  • Unlimited access on NYTimes.com. Includes: articles, multimedia with interactive graphics, videos, photography, and virtual reality found in the NYT App (stories told through enhanced technology), newsletters and podcasts
  • No daily limit to the number of articles you can download
  • Archives (dating back to 1851) (5 PDF article downloads from Times Machine per user per day/100 per month)
  • Spanish and Mandarin Chinese versions of NYTimes.com.
  • Faculty: You have unlimited access to two learning tools: New York Times in Education and The Learning Network

Get Access

Already have a subscription to the New York Times with your PCC email? Skip to the instructions at the bottom of the page under “If you already have a subscription that uses your PCC email address”.

New York Times Access Instructions

  • If you are on campus, follow the “on campus click here” link
  • If you are off campus, use the “Go” button
  • Login with your PCC credentials.

Create your account

  • Use your PCC email address to create your account
  • For security, we recommend that you pick a different password than your PCC password
  • Once registered, students have access until 12/31 of the graduation year they choose and faculty/staff have 4 years of full account access, after which they must re-authenticate by visiting New York Times Portland Community College Access

Confirm your new account

  • The first time you login, you will be asked for a few details
  • Indicate whether you are student or faculty
  • If student, indicate your expected year of graduation date and an alternate email address
  • Click sign up
  • You will receive a confirmation email to “Start your access” (access is called the “NYTimes.com Pass”)
  • Click the “Get Started” button to begin to personalize your account (e.g. subscribe to specific newsletters)

Download the app to your phone or tablet (optional)

  • If desired, you can download the app to your phone or tablet so that you can save articles to read later and access podcasts
  • The NY Times has apps for Android and Mac. Get help with apps here
  • Create your account first, then use your account to login to the app
  • Enter your phone number to link the app to your account (a text will be sent with links for download)

If you already have a subscription that uses your PCC email address

If you already have a personal NY Times subscription but want to access through the PCC library subscription: