Our college programs bring The New York Times to the higher education community at our lowest available rates, delivering the newspaper to faculty and student homes, university departments, college bookstores and other campus locations. And when you require students to read The Times as part of your course, you are eligible for your own complimentary Monday – Friday subscription to the paper.
Our special college rate for digital subscriptions provides students, faculty and staff with unlimited access to NYTimes.com* at our lowest available rate. And when you require students to become digital subscribers as part of your course, you are eligible for your own complimentary digital subscription. We also offer options to provide NYTimes.com access for multiple users.
*Does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. Other restrictions apply.
Workshops for Faculty
Our education team can conduct faculty workshops on teaching strategies to integrate The New York Times into your course; the objective is to foster students’ global awareness, promote their critical thinking and engage them in active learning.
Newspaper Readership Program
The New York Times Newspaper Readership Program provides copies of The Times in bulk at campus locations, such as residence halls, student centers and academic buildings. The program is highly flexible and effective in individual courses or departments, across disciplines, in first-year programs, honors programs, faculty programs, senior capstone courses or throughout the campus. It can be customized to include other publications. Contact us to learn about various funding options.
New York Times Speakers
We can bring New York Times journalists to colleges and universities that make significant use of The Times in courses or other programs for students. Journalists can also appear via Webcast. A few examples:
Co-Sponsorship of Campus Events
DISCUSSIONS: Our education team can work with you to plan engaging events to promote learning outside the classroom, featuring discussions of Times articles led by your faculty and students. We can provide publicity and arrange refreshments. For examples, visit:
Georgia College and State University: "Times Talk" at GSCU and "Times Talk" Tool Kit.
Troy University: "Times Talk"
Arizona State University: Times Cafe
Southern Utah University: Pizza and Politics
Florida International University: Tuesday Times Roundtable & Times Roundtable in China at FIU's Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
CONTESTS: The Times can be integrated into student essay, speaking and other contests. For examples, visit:
Clayton State University, Georgia: Ogden/ New York Times First Amendment Essay Contest.
Pomona College: Annual New York Times Crossword Puzzle Contest
University of Wyoming: Letter to the Editor Contest
See more on our student contests page.
ACTIVITIES: Other events we can sponsor are Constitution Day observances, debates, voter drives, crossword puzzle contests, movie and popcorn events and more. For examples, visit:
We can also promote events by inserting your fliers into copies of The Times on your campus.
Adam Bryant at the University of California, Berkeley
Adam Bryant, who writes the Corner Office column, gave an inspiring talk on effective leadership and management to students and faculty at the Haas School of Business. Bryant also illustrated his career path to his current role as senior features editor with students at Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Brian Stelter at the Florida International University
Media reporter Brian Stelter visited Florida International University and met with a senior journalism class, faculty and students. His talk, “The Future Is Social: How Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Are Changing the Way We Talk and Think,” was attended – and tweeted – by more than 200 students.
Michael Cieply at Colorado State University
At Colorado State University, cultural correspondent Michael Cieply engaged students and faculty from a variety of disciplines in class lectures, round-table discussions and through campus media, capping the day with his presentation, “The Arts and The Times.”