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Wall Street Journal - Digital Edition: Home

Access through the Business Library.

Create Your Account

Get your Wall Street Journal membership (Free!):

  1. Go to the WSJ registration page
  2. Enter your account type from the drop-down menu: Student, Staff, or Professor
  3. Type your first and last name and your GGU email.
  4. ​​If you are a student - enter your graduation date
  5. Create a password
  6. Check the box: "I agree to the Privacy Policy, Subscriber Agreement, Cookie Policy"
  7. Click CREATE

After you register, immediately login to the Wall Street Journal at to verify your email address (it may take up to 20 minutes to receive the verification email due to the University's spam filtering system).

Once you verify your email address you are able to read the website or use the mobile app.

Student accounts remain active until graduation.

Faculty and staff need to validate memberships once a year.

Wall Street Journal Digital Edition - Academic Site License

Access the Wall Street Journal through (Free membership for GGU students, faculty, staff):

  • Breaking news, podcasts, media, and newsletters
  • Each membership includes full access, WSJ mobile and tablet apps
  • Available editions include: US, Asia, Europe, and India
  • Archive of articles -- 4 years
    • For older articles since 1984 check out the Library database US Major Dailies.
  • Print Edition -- Available in EReader format at


Who can register for a account?

All current students, faculty, and staff at Golden Gate University (including the Law School) can register for a account using a GGU email.

How do I get a GGU email address?

Students, faculty, and staff are issued a GGU email address by the Information and Technology department. Please contact IT for more information at (415) 442-7070 or

I already have a account. What do I do?

Please call WSJ Customer Service to cancel at 1-800-JOURNAL (1-800-568-7625) and ask for the Education team.

Who can I contact for more information?

Is there another way to access the Wall Street Journal?

There one other option: Use the library database US Major Dailies.  US Major Dailies includes The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and The Chicago Tribune, among others.

US Major Dailies is full-text only, meaning that there are no pictures or infographics.