• Reserve space by:
    March 30, 2018
  • Cancellation deadline:
    April 30, 2018
  • Copy and assets for ad design due:
    April 13, 2018
  • Print-ready ads due:
    April 20, 2018
  • Publication/Delivery:
    July 2018

NOTE: A signed contract is required for all advertisers. Late ads may not run.

About On Campus


With a circulation of 37,500, On Campus promises to connect you with thousands of campus and community visitors, including prospective and admitted students and their families, corporate representatives, recruiters and recruits, attendees of cultural, arts and sporting events, and new employees.

The Illinois Story

This full-color magazine features Illinois stories, maps, calendars, sports and performance schedules and general campus information. It is offered at no charge through various campus outlets, or by order.


On Campus is distributed throughout the year in several central campus locations and by more than 100 campus units.


Ad Sales & Creative

Sales questions & Ad requests should be sent to



Cheryl Tonkinson
(217) 333-9200

Campus advertisers

No other invoice will be issued regarding the billing for ad(s). This contract must be filled in completely, with a C-FOAP number and authorized signature, to reserve space.

Off-campus advertisers

You will receive a copy of On Campus at the address provided (unless otherwise instructed) with an invoice. To request copies for distribution at business locations, contact Creative Services.

Ad Rates and Dimensions

ID Name Rate Dimensions Bleeds
A Inside Front Cover $1,900 8.275" X 10.75" Add 0.125" bleed on all sides
A Inside Rear Cover $2,100 8.275" X 10.75" Add 0.125" bleed on all sides
B Full Page $1,600 8.275" X 10.75" Add 0.125" bleed on all sides
C 2/3 Page $1,210 4.9376" X 9.3125" none
D 1/2 Page $908 7.4988" X 4.5625" none
E 1/3 Page $650 7.4988" X 3.0104" none
F 1/4 Page $500 3.6556" X 4.5625" none

AD Specifications

Ads will be accepted until 5 p.m. on the day they are due.

All ads are printed in full-color. Print-ready advertisements must be provided digitally in PDF, .JPG or .TIF format. Ad sizes must match the dimensions above with a resolution of at least 300 dpi. Make sure all elements are grayscale for black and white images and CMYK (not RGB) for color images.

Ads meeting the above requirements may be emailed to

The deadline to reserve advertising space was Friday, March 30th. 

Please contact Creative Services if you have questions about this advertising opportunity.