Ad Rates

Welcome to the UMass Lowell Connector, the official student newspaper of the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Read by students, faculty and staff alike, it is the best way to reach the UMass Lowell community.

We offer advertising opportunities in our weekly print newspaper distributed throughout campus, as well as online right here at umlconnector.com. For print ad rates, please see our local ad kit below. Print ad packages and online ad rates are also available below the ad kit.

Full semester package (13 issues)

Full page: $5,800 (color) $4,200 (black & white)
Half-page: $3,940 (color) $2,340 (black & white)
Quarter-page: $2,900 (color) $1,300 (black & white)

Half semester package (6 issues)

Full page: $2,840 (color) / $2,040 (black & white)
Half-page: $1,950 (color) / $1,150 (black & white)
Quarter-page: $1,440 (color) / $640 (black & white)

Three-issue package

Full page: $1,480 (color) / $1,080 (black & white)
Half-page: $1,010 (color) / $610 (black & white)
Quarter-page: $740 (color) / $340 (black & white)

Publishing Dates:

FALL 2016 
September 6, 13, 20, 27
October 4 (Hockey Issue), 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15 (Basketball Issue), 22
December 6

SPRING 2017 
January 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 7, 21 (Downtown Lowell Issue), 28
April 4, 11, 25 | May 2 (DisConnector)

Online Ads:
Size (In pixels)             Rate
300 x 250                     $275.00/month

                                   $75.00/week

• Run an online ad for one month in addition to a display ad and receive 15% off the online advertising invoice.

• Run 3 months or more and receive 20% off total online advertising invoice.

Note: These discounts cannot be combined.

University rates
UMass Lowell faculty & staff: 10% off total
Clubs & student organizations: 40% off total

Payments and artwork for all advertisements are due the Wednesday before the publication date. The Connector accepts checks for payment. Ads must be delivered via email to the advertising manager in PDF form and sized according to our ad kit above.

For more information or to place an ad, email Elizabeth_Wing@student.uml.edu or call (978) 934-5017.


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