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How to Set Up Your Account through the Chemeketa Community College Library


Steps to create a New York Times account

1. Start at the Chemeketa Community College Library homepage  (
2. On the right side of the page, click the button that says Articles & Databases
3. In the alphabetical navigation bar, click 'N' 
4. Scroll down and click on New York Times 
5. Click the button that says 'Create Account'
6. Enter your Chemeketa Community College email address and password of your choice
7. Choose the 'Student' button, then pick a graduation date (hint - it isn't picky, choose 2024, 2025, or whatever)
8. Optional alternate email - your choice
9. Optional button to receive NY Times updates - your choice
10. Click the button that says 'Sign Up'

How to Stop Receiving Updates and Special Offers Emails

Steps to Opt Out of Promotional Emails

Once you create an account, you will begin receiving many promotional emails from the New York Times. It is possible to stop receiving these emails by opting out of them. 

1. Click on Account  Image of New York Times Account dropdown menu 

2. Click on Account Settings  Image of New York Times Account Settings Links

3. Click on Email and Settings Image of New York Times Email and Settings icon

4. Next to Updates and Special Offers Image of New York Times Updates and Special Offers text  click on Opt Out. Image of New York Times Opt Out toggle button