How do I sign up for the Essential Student Bundle?

Signing up is easy! This offer is only available to new subscribers. If you already have a subscription with Scribd or NYT digital, you will not be eligible to receive this discount.

If you’re a new subscriber, head on over to our Essential Student Bundle sign up page here: and click on the “Sign Up Now” button. You’ll be taken right to the first step of the verification process. We use SheerID to verify eligibility and once your student status is successfully verified, you’ll see this notice:

Now that you’re verified, it’s time to get those discounts! Select your preferred payment method, fill out the payment details form (or authorize the purchase via PayPal), and click the “Get Started” button. You’ll see the following message after successfully completing the purchase: 

Once you see that banner, your new Scribd membership is all set and you’re ready to enjoy everything that a Scribd membership has to offer! Your New York Times promo code will be sent via email from - if you don’t receive the promo code email, double-check that it didn’t get caught by your email’s spam filters and of course feel free to reach out to our support team at if you need further assistance!


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