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Learn how Cal State LA students and employees can get free access to The Wall Street Journal!


The Wall Street Journal ( web access and app access) is available for all current Cal State LA students, faculty, and staff, courtesy of the University Library. Access articles, newsletters, videos, podcasts, and more!

New Users - Get Access!

1. Go to to register.

2. Follow the step-by-step instructions to create a new account. You will be asked to input your account type (student, faculty, etc), and students will then be asked to input your graduation date.

3. It it recommended that you use your Cal State LA email address to register.

4. If you already have a WSJ account, you can use the same email address to link the Cal State LA subscription access to your pre-existing account. If you have a paid subscription with that account, however, you must end that subscription before you can link to the Cal State LA subscription. See the section below on Switching to School-Sponsored Subscription.

5. After registration is complete, you can continue to use the dedicated Cal State LA link above, log in directly to, or use the WSJ app to access your free subscription.

***If you encounter any error messages, please email or call 1-800-JOURNAL.

Switching to School-Sponsored Subscription

If you have an existing paid WSJ Subscription:

  • If a student or faculty/staff subscriber has a personal WSJ subscription and would like to convert it to the Cal State LA-Sponsored WSJ subscription, they will need to call 1-800-JOURNAL to cancel.
  • You do not need to cancel your existing personal subscription unless you'd like to associate your existing personal WSJ account with Cal State LA's free access. 
  • If you do choose to cancel your paid subscription and associate the same account with Cal State LA's subscription, once you have called 1-800-JOURNAL, follow the instructions in New Users - Get Access!


If you encounter any error messages, please email or call 1-800-JOURNAL.

WSJ Mobile App

Check out the WSJ Mobile App!

To use the mobile app: 

1. Start by registering for free Wall Street Journal access, following the instructions above.

2. Download the mobile app from your device's app store.

3. Use your new account credentials to log into the app.

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