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News, Newspapers, and Current Events: WSJ

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Direct subscription to The Wall Street Journal



MIT has an electronic Wall Street Journal subscription for all students, faculty and staff.

For access, create an account:

Create your account

1. Sign up for an account with your MIT email address:

2. Verify your account via email. 

3. Register your account with the following fields:

  • Account Type: Professor, Staff or Student
  • First & Last Name
  • Email Address
  • Password
  • Graduation Month & Year (Students Only)

4. Your login credentials will be your email and password.

Renewing your WSJ account

  • Faculty and staff need to validate their memberships once a year on our MIT registration page.
  • Student accounts should stay active until graduation. 

Previous subcribers

Already have a personal account?  Please call WSJ Customer Service at 1-800-DOWJONES (1-800-369-56637) and cancel your current subscription. When the cancellation is complete, you can follow the instructions above to create an MIT account at If you used your MIT email for your personal account, you'll need to sign in with your old password when creating your new account.


Access problems

Editions and Access

 Content includes:

  • WSJ daily 1997 to today
  • WSJ magazine
  • English, Chinese, or Japanese
  • Multimedia offerings like videos, podcasts and virtual events.

Once you have a personal login, access WSJ:

WSJ for research

For archival access, or in-depth search functions, use our subscriptions in academic databases:

WSJ in print

We keep one month of the print edition of The Wall St. Journal in Dewey Library, and have some older print copies in the libraries' storage annex.  For access:

If you would like a print subscription to The Wall St. Journal delivered to you, contact them for a price: 1-800-568-7625

In 2020, the price for a print subscription was $9.99 per month.