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Wall Street Journal: Home

Gaining access

Members of the Tufts community can access the Wall Street Journal while on campus or off-campus.

  1. Use the link: 
  2. Log in with your Tufts username and password.
  3. Create your account:
    • Pick your appropriate account type.
    • Students need to provide their graduation date.
    • Select a password (the rest should be filled in for you).
    • Agree to the privacy notice, subscriber agreement, and cookie notice.
  4. Click on "Explore WSJ" to get started
  5. You will receive a welcome email and you can explore the WSJ from there, or just log into

Once activated, you will have access to the Wall Street Journal from any location.

Access is valid for students until graduation. Faculty and staff will need to reactivate their accounts after one year by returning to  



Mobile access

After you have created your account, you can download free Wall Street Journal smartphone or iPad apps by visiting your app store or using the links at the bottom of any page of the WSJ.

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Q: I already have a paid subscription, how can I get access through the Tufts Libraries subscription?

A: You must first call and ask that your current subscription be canceled because you will be switching to an academic account. After the subscription is cancelled, you will be able to activate your account under the Tufts Libraries' subscription using the instructions above. A pro-rated refund will be issued to those subscribers who paid in advance.

Contact the Wall Street Journal at 1-800-568-7625 or 1-609-627‑1351. 

Q: Why can’t I log in?

A: You must first activate your account from Tufts network by using the link to create an account (see access instructions above).

Q: Why am I asked to login on some occasions and not others?

A: Your browser cache or history may have cleared itself. Go to and log back in.

Q: Does the Tufts Libraries WSJ subscription have any restrictions?

A: No, the Tufts subscription has all the benefits of a paid subscription.   

Q: Do I have to renew my subscription after one year?

A: Student subscriptions will stay active until graduation. (If your graduation date changes, you can contact WSJ to extend your account access.) Staff and faculty will be asked to reactivate their subscription each year.  


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