Print Advertising

Rates
Local / Open: $6.75 pci
501(c)3 Organizations: $5.50 pci
University Affiliated: $5.00 pci
Student Organizations: $3.75 pci

Special Edition Rates
Rates for Special Issues increase 20%.

Pre-Printed Insertions
A copy of pre-printed insertions must be sent three (3) weeks prior to the requested insertion date to advertising@ksusm.com for content approval. Inserts must arrive at Greater Georgia Printers two (2) weeks before insertion date.

Insertion costs: $90 per thousand (2,000 min). Address for inserts:

Greater Georgia Printers
ATTN: Chuck Gabriel
1263 Athens Road
Crawford, GA 30630

Call us for details: 470-578-6470

Distribution
Approximately 5,000 copies are printed. The Sentinel is free at multiple distribution points on our Kennesaw and Marietta campus as well as through student-to-student distribution.

Color
Color is available on pre-selected pages. Four color process/full CMYK: $220 Spot color: $100 per spot.

Payment
The Sentinel accepts payment by check or money order. Full payment is due three (3) business days prior to publication. Please make checks or money orders payable to:

KSUSM The Sentinel
395 Cobb Ave. NW
MD 0501
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591

University Affiliated payments must be paid through OwlPay. Email advertising@ksusm.com for more information.

Deadlines 
Ad reservations are due by 5pm the Tuesday before the requested issue. Delayed ad reservations can be made by 5pm the Friday prior to print with a $25 late fee.

Artwork and payment is due by 5pm the Thursday before requested issue. If the artwork, contract and payment are not received by deadline, publication is not guaranteed.

Specifications & Column Widths
The Sentinel has adopted the greener, more convenient short tabloid format. We now offer ads in easy-to-understand modular format, but for precise quality, here are The Sentinel’s page specifications and column widths:

Page Specifications:
5 column short tabloid
Trim size: 11" x 13.75"
12.5" printable page depth
10" printable page width
21"wide centerspread (includes gutter)

Column widths:
1 column = 1.86"
2 columns = 3.90"
3 columns = 5.90"
4 columns = 7.96"
5 columns = 10.00"

Ad Delivery: Digital
The Sentinel’s prepress process is 100% digital and supports the following formats: PDF, TIFF, PSD and high-quality JPEG. Images must be saved in 300 DPI resolution for optimal printing quality. When preparing a PDF, please make sure to imbed all fonts and do not crop the ad image. PDF format is preferred. Color images should be prepared for CMYK printing. E-mail art to advertising@ksusm.com.

Classified Advertising
The Sentinel is longer able to offer classifieds in the print edition. However, we do offer FREE classifieds in our online edition. To place an ad or browse, visit The Sentinel Classifieds.

Acceptance Policies
The management of KSU Student Media reserves the right to reject any advertisement it deems objectionable due to subject matter, illustration, phraseology or set-up. The management of KSU Student Media will not guarantee positioning or placement but will honor requests when possible.

Ad Sizes & Prices

  • 1/10Prices

    • Local: $42
    • National: $42
    • Non-profit: $34
    • University Affiliated: $31
    • RSO: $23
  • 1/5Prices

    • Local: $63
    • National: $63
    • Non-profit: $52
    • University Affiliated: $47
    • RSO: $35
  • 3/10Prices

    • Local: $127
    • National: $127
    • Non-profit: $104
    • University Affiliated: $94
    • RSO: $70
  • 2/5Prices

    • Local: $169
    • Non-profit: $138 
    • University Affiliated: $125
    • RSO: $94
  • 1/2Prices

    • Local: $211
    • National: $211
    • Non-profit: $172
    • University Affiliated: $156
    • RSO: $117
  • Prices

    • Local: $253
    • National: $253
    • Non-profit: $206
    • University Affiliated: $188
    • RSO: $141
  • fullpagePrices

    • Local: $422
    • National: $422
    • Non-profit: $344
    • University Affiliated: $313
    • RSO: $234
  • twopagePrices

    • Local: $844
    • National: $844
    • Non-profit: $688
    • University Affiliated: $625
    • RSO: $469
  • flyerPrices

    • Local: $182
    • National: $182
    • Non-profit: $182
    • University Affiliated: $182
    • RSO: $182 
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