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The Wall Street Journal: Membership Program: Home

This is the guide for ACC faculty, staff, and students to learn more about their access.

Activate Your Membership

Activate your Access

Here are the steps to activate your free membership:

  • Go to:
    • Login using your ACCeID and password
    • Select "Create Account"
    • Choose account type:
      • Student
      • Staff
      • Professor
    • Register using your ACC email address

After you register, you can access from any network or location. 

NOTE: Students will have access through graduation. Faculty and staff will be required to refresh access once a year. An email will notify the user when they need to refresh. 

For Faculty: Professor Resources

WSJ offers a suite of tools on its Professor Hub to help classroom faculty easily integrate WSJ content into their classrooms and bridge academic theory with real-world applications.

  • WSJContext: This reading list tool makes it easy to curate articles based on course content. Search by topic to find timely and relevant articles and share with students in reading lists and save time preparing lectures.
  • Assessment Tool: Easily gauge students’ knowledge of current events on a weekly basis with customizable and auto-graded multiple choice and true/false quizzes. Grades can easily be exported.
  • The Weekly Review: Each week, faculty contributors review three to five WSJ articles and write lesson plans and critical thinking questions that allow professors to easily integrate the content into classroom discussions.
  • Critical Thinking Resource: Encourage critical thinking in students and incorporate real-world examples into courses with downloadable case studies that include WSJ articles and discussion questions.

All ACC faculty, students, and staff now have full access to the and WSJ apps, courtesy of ACC Libraries.

The Wall Street Journal offers focused insight into career development, business, politics, college rankings, technology and much more.

Gain digital access from anywhere on desktop, tablet, mobile and the WSJ app.


Q. What is included in the WSJ Membership?

Q. How far back do the WSJ digital archives go?

  • The digital archives on go back four years on a rolling basis.

Q. Can I access from off-campus?

  • Yes, after activating your membership access from almost any device, anywhere.

Q. What languages are available? 

  • is available in English, Japanese, and Chinese.

Q. I already have a personal account on WSJ. What should I do?

  • For those who have a personal WSJ membership and want to take advantage of your complimentary ACC sponsored membership, please call 1-800-JOURNAL to cancel the personal membership. After the personal account is closed, users will be able to activate their school-sponsored membership by going to Users will be able to use their former WSJ username and passcode for the ACC sponsored access. Find information about the refund policy in the Customer Center

Q. I am having account issues. Who should I reach out to?

  • Any users experiencing account issues can reach out to customer service via email at or by calling 1-800-JOURNAL

Q. For how long will I have access to

  • Students will have seamless access through graduation. Faculty and staff will be required to refresh access once a year. An email will notify the user when they need to refresh. 

Q. Do students receive additional benefits from The Wall Street Journal after they graduate?

  • 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.

Trust Your Decisions

For Students: Career + Money Resources

WSJ offers customized content created for students. Features include:

  • Noted: A new digital magazine created specifically to serve the needs and interests of those ages 18–34.
  • Future View: A WSJ Opinion series which allows students to contribute to politics, culture and global affairs. 
  • WSJ Money: Students can use this resource to find personal finance and money management information and submit money questions of their own. Financial aid officers and counselors will find the student loan content valuable as well.
  • WSJ Jobs: A place for students and career center staff to discover the latest information on business and careers. Students can find valuable information on how to best present themselves as they enter the labor market and ask WSJ reporters specific career questions.


WSJ+ is a community for all WSJ members (faculty, students and staff) and offers premium benefits, virtual experiences and unique insights.

Take advantage of book offers, exclusive Q&As and behind-the-scenes access. These exclusive events and experiences expose faculty, staff, and students to new potential career paths and introduce them to industry leaders with whom they can make valuable and lasting connections.

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