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Find News: Access the Wall Street Journal

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Access articles from the Wall Street Journal

Milne Library currently subscribes to the Wall Street Journal, which grants members of the College community access to articles on the Wall Street Journal website. Our access starts with the present day and extends back four years from the present day. 

Current faculty, staff, and students can sign up for an academic pass following the instructions. Once signed up for a pass, users can access articles from the Wall Street Journal website (

Please note:

  • Students will be prompted to enter their graduation month and year upon activation. After graduation, students will receive three months of free access to the Wall Street Journal.
  • Faculty and staff will receive an email to renew their academic pass every 364 days. 
  • If you have an existing subscription with the Wall Street Journal, you will need to use a different email address to activate your academic pass than the email address used for your individual subscription.


Sign Up for an Academic Pass

  1. Visit the following URL to create an account:

  2. On the Create Account page:

    • Select your Account Type (student, staff, or professor)

    • Enter your first and last name and SUNY Geneseo email address

    • Create a password

    • Click Create

  3. After creating an account, you’ll be redirected and prompted to respond to questions about your platform preference and interests as well as options to sign up for email alerts, newsletters, podcasts, market watch lists, and news apps. All this content is optional and bundled with the library subscription. You can sign up for this added content or click the button to Skip and Continue.

  4. Finally, you will be asked to select your job function, job level, and industry. This question is also optional. You can enter your information or simply click the button to Continue to


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