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Wall Street Journal Online

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Wall Street Journal is Here

How to Get Started

Mason Libraries provides full complimentary access to The Wall Street Journal ( to current students, faculty, and staff. Creating an account is required. To create an account, follow the instructions below and visit


To create your account:

  • Visit
  • Enter your first and last name, and choose an account type (Student, Faculty, Staff)
  • Enter your preferred email address and create a unique password for your WSJ access; click "Create" to complete your account
    • Note:  Do not use the same email and password combination as your MasonID.
    • Note: You may choose a personal account
  • Visit and sign in using the account information that you provided to WSJ


This provides all access to WSJ’s full suite of digital products:

  • Get unlimited access to, WSJ mobile apps, curated newsletters and podcasts
  • Read curated articles on job preparation, finance tips, career insights and receive expert advice through WSJ’s student hub,
  • Students have the opportunity to be published on through the newsroom’s Young Audiences call for submissions on WSJ Opinion’s Future View Series
  • Faculty can integrate content into your courses with custom professor tools and resources, such as WSJ Context Explore an exclusive selection of events, offers and experiences with WSJ++

If you have activated your account, sign in at
View the digital print edition of WSJ at

Wall Street Journal FAQ

Q: What if I already have a WSJ subscription?

A: If you already have a personal paid WSJ account, you can contact customer service (1-800-JOURNAL [1-800-568-7625] or to cancel your personal account. When you register through Cañada, be sure to use the same email that you used for your personal account before, and it will link up to your Cañada access with all your saved articles from your paid account.

Q: If I'm a student, how long do I have access to WSJ through Cañada?

A: Students will input their graduation year upon registering. If the year you provided changes in the future, simply contact WSJ customer service (1-800-JOURNAL [1-800-568-7625] or email for assistance.


Q: Do students receive additional benefits from The Wall Street Journal after they graduate?
A: Students with activated memberships qualify for the WSJ Grad Pack, which offers a discounted graduate rate that continues two years after graduation. Students will receive an automated email upon graduation from WSJ inviting them to subscribe at those exclusive rates.


Q: If I'm a faculty or staff member, how long do I have access to WSJ through Cañada?

A: Faculty and staff will receive a yearly email where they can verify their employment with the college in order to continue access.

Q: Can I get the Wall Street Journal app on my phone or tablet with the college subscription?
A: Yes! Once you have created your account, you can download the Wall Street Journal app and use your credentials to log in on your phone or tablet. For more information click here.


Q: What content is available for students?
A: Students have access to the full suite of WSJ products, but can find student-centric content in several places.
The Student Hub provides a place for students to find curated content focused on job preparation, finance tips, career insights and expert advice. The student home page, at, shares links to new opportunities from WSJ. This includes opportunities to have their work published on, relevant podcasts and newsletters and updates about when WSJ will be at their campus.


Q: How far back do the WSJ digital archives go?
A: The digital archives on go back four years on a rolling basis.