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New Technology on the Horizon: Wall Street Journal

A look at the technology and electronic resource advances coming to the Xavier University of Louisiana Library.

The Wall Street Journal

Xavier University of Louisiana students, faculty and staff members now have free access to the Wall Street Journal website. The Unversity Library has a subscription that gives members of the XULA community full access to the content on Users can also use their mobile devices to download Apps WSJ to get access the Wall Street Journal.

Get Started

Activate your account:

  • Go to XULA's account activation page.
  • You will be brought to XULA Log In page. Enter your XULA Brightspace credentials to sign in.
  • Complete the create account form.
  • You will see a confirmation screen and a confirmation email will also be sent to your email.
  • Verify your account by the email that has been sent to you.
  • You can log via WSJ.COM directly with the email and password you used to complete the create account form.

Enjoy the access! The account will last for one calendar year, then you need to renew your account!!


WSJ Apps are available for you to take your subscription with you where you are. To download the apps, visit


Wall Street Journal accounts last for one calendar year from activation. At the end of the subscription period, you will need to renew your account. The process is very similar to creating an account, but here are some steps to make it easier:

  • Make sure you are already logged into with your account.
  • Go to XULA's account activation page.
  • You will be brought to XULA Log In page. Enter your XULA Brightspace credentials to sign in.
  • Complete the Create Account form with your information.
  • You will see a confirmation screen if you have registered successfully. A confirmation email will be sent to you. 
  • Complete the renewal process by clicking the link in the email. 
  • Make sure you refresh your browser, etc. if you are still being asked to subscribe when you are logged in (especially if you had any WSJ pages open before renewing your account).

Note: If you are using any WSJ apps on a phone or tablet, you may have to log back in on those devices after renewal.


What can I do if I already subscribed to WSJ?

If you need help with account setup, you can contact the Wall Street Journal directly at 1-800-568-7625. If you have a personal paid subscription, please call 1-877-345-6548 to cancel and request a pro-rated refund before signing up for an account.

Why can’t I log in?

You must create your account using your University email address. If you have created an account with a non-XULA email, your account may have been suspended.


I'm logged into my account but now it's asking me to pay/subscribe. What's going on?

It might be time to renew your account. Accounts last for one calendar year from the date of creation. Follow the steps in the Renewing Your Account box to renew.