Building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff who have completed all of the steps outlined on GW's Onward website. No one will be allowed to sign in without a physical GWorld card or enter the library if their GWorld card tap is denied. Library access is not available for alumni or visitors. Masks are required inside all library buildings.

Digital News Subscriptions

GW now offers full online access to The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal to all students, faculty, and staff. This program is in direct response to advocacy by the Student Association for improved access to legitimate and reliable new sources. This access is in addition to the thousands of resources available through the GW Libraries, including full online access to The Chronicle of Higher Education and Financial Times for users on campus or using the GW VPN

The New York Times

New York Times Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Access the New York Times*

Is an account needed? Yes, users will need to create an account with their GW email address. The first time you click the button above, you will be taken to a separate New York Times (NYT) sign-in web page. You will need to create a new password for your NYT account. Do NOT enter your GW password as this account is separate from your GW single sign-on account.

After your NYT account is created, you can access this new account from the NYT app or directly through www.nytimes.com by logging in with your NYT account.

How do I maintain access? As part of the account creation process, students will be asked to provide a graduation date. You will continue to have NYT access through that date, at which time you may choose to transition the account to your own digital subscription. Faculty and staff will be required to re-authenticate annually by logging in on the NYT pass page. There is no email warning of impending expiration for faculty and staff.

Can I access the website? The app? Access is available via both the app and the website. GW users can download The New York Times app in the Apple App Store or the Google Play store. GW users will not have access to the separate Cooking and Crossword apps.

Is access available off-campus? You may access The New York Times from anywhere you have internet access. You will log into the website or app with your GW email address and NYT account password. 

What if I already have a subscription: If you have a paid subscription that uses your GW email address, you must cancel the subscription first. Email customercare@nytimes.com or call 800-591-9233 to cancel your subscription. Then click the button above to create a new account on GW's subscription.

If you do not have a paid subscription, but you do have a free registration using your GW email, click the button above. Click the link for "Already have an account? Log in here" and log in with your GW email and existing password. Your login will then work with GW's subscription. 

If you have an existing account that uses a non-GW email, you may choose to retain it or cancel it at any time. It does not effect your GW account.

Is access available to visitors on campus? No, access is available only to current GW faculty, staff, and students. 

How do I get support? Please email ereshelp@email.gwu.edu if you are unable to access The New York Times via the button above. If you are using the Chrome browser and receive a security warning after clicking the "Access The New York Times" button above, please see the asterisked instructions at the bottom of this page.  

The Washington Post

WashingtonPost Website

Access The Washington Post*

Is an account needed? GW users may access The Washington Post online without creating a separate account.

How do I maintain access? No action is required to maintain access. 

Can I access the website? The app? The Washington Post is available via the website only. There is no access to The Washington Post app.  

Is access available off-campus? You may access The Washington Post from anywhere you have internet access. If you are not already logged into your GW email or other GW applications, you will be prompted to login with your NetID and password. 

What if I already have a subscription?  Current subscribers may choose to cancel their current subscription, but will lose access to the app. 

Is access available to visitors on campus? Yes, visitors to campus may access The Washington Post from library computers. 

How do I get support? Please email ereshelp@email.gwu.edu if you are unable to access The Washington Post via the button above. If you are using the Chrome browser and receive a security warning after clicking the "Access The Washington Post" button above, please see the asterisked instructions at the bottom of this page.  

The Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal website

Access The Wall Street Journal

Is an account needed? Yes, users will need to create an account with their GW email address. The first time you click the button above, you will be taken to a separate Wall Street Journal (WSJ) sign-in web page. For "Account Type,  select your status as student, staff, or faculty. You will need to create a new password for your WSJ account. Do NOT enter your GW password as this account is separate from your GW single sign-on account.

After your WSJ account is created, you can access this new account from the WSJ app or directly through wsj.com.

How do I maintain access? As part of the account creation process, students will be asked to provide a graduation date. You will continue to have WSJ access through that date, at which time you may choose to transition the account to your own digital WSJ subscription. Faculty and staff will be required to refresh your access by re-authenticating once a year through GW. You will receive a notice via your email.

Can I access the website? The app? Access is available via both the app and the website. GW users can download The Wall Street Journal app in the Apple App Store or the Google Play store. 

Is access available off-campus? You may access The Wall Street Journal from anywhere you have internet access by logging into your WSJ account.

What if I already have a subscription?  If your existing subscription uses your GW email address, you must cancel your current subscription first. Then click the button above, but instead of creating a new account, sign in with the email and password from your previous subscription. 

If you have an existing account that uses a non-GW email, you may choose to retain it or cancel it at any time. It does not effect your GW account.

Is access available to visitors on campus? No, access is available only to current GW faculty, staff, and students. 

How do I get support? Please contact the IT Support Center if you are unable to access The Wall Street Journal via the button above. Please contact 1-800-JOURNAL if you don't know your WSJ (Dow Jones) password or follow the stated password reset procedure.

 

*Those using a Chrome browser may see the security warning pictured below. This is a known issue with Chrome. Please choose "Ignore" to proceed to the correct website. 

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