The Western Libraries does not provide access to the NY Times through their website. The Western Libraries provides access to the NY Times through Global Newsstream (current issues) and Proquest (historical issues)--linked in this catalog record: https://onesearch.library.wwu.edu/permalink/f/1jlslm9/CP71185323960001451
NY Times 'Academic' or 'Digital' Passes:
The Western Libraries does not manage any 'academic' or 'group' passes that might be available for WWU students, staff, and faculty through the NY Times website. If you are having issues setting up an academic pass or accessing your pass account--try consulting the NY Times Pass 'Help' page at this link: https://help.nytimes.com/hc/en-us/articles/115015957688-NYTimes-com-passes.