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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. For print ad rates, please see our local ad kit below. Print ad packages are also available below the ad kit.

Full semester package (12 issues)

Full page: $5,220 (color) $3,780 (black & white)
Half-page: $3,546 (color) $2,106 (black & white)
Quarter-page: $2,610 (color) $1,170 (black & white)

Half semester package (6 issues)

Full page: $2,556 (color) / $1,836 (black & white)
Half-page: $1,755 (color) / $1,035 (black & white)
Quarter-page: $1,296 (color) / $576 (black & white)

Three-issue package

Full page: $1,332 (color) / $972 (black & white)
Half-page: $909 (color) / $549 (black & white)
Quarter-page: $666 (color) / $306 (black & white)
One-Issue
Full page: $450 (color) $315 (black & white)
Half-page: $306 (color) $216 (black & white)
Quarter-page: $225 (color) $135 (black & white)
Online Ad rates 
Leaderboard 728 x 90 – $820/month
Sidebar* 300 x 250 – $710/month

Publishing Dates:

FALL 2020 
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and UMass Lowell going almost entirely virtual for the Fall 2020 semester, the Connector will not be publishing any print issues for the fall semester. Instead, we will be sending out an email newsletter to the university community on the dates outlined below. The newsletter will sample stories and redirect readers to this website.

September 15, 2020

September 22, 2020

September 29, 2020

October 6, 2020

October 13, 2020

October 27, 2020 (Halloween Issue)

November 3, 2020

November 10, 2020

November 24, 2020 (thanksgiving)

December 1, 2020

December 15, 2020 (Finals/Winter Break issue)

SPRING 2021

All plans for the spring semester are tentative. The Connector cannot confirm if there will or will not be print issues in the spring at this time. The Connector will continue its weekly newsletters and the site will be updated using the schedule below, pending any changes.

January 26, 2021

February 2, 2021

February 9, 2021

February 16, 2021

March 2, 2021

March 23, 2021

March 30, 2021

April 6, 2021

April 13, 2021

April 20, 2021

April 27, 2021(Disconnector)

Summer Issue: This issue is distributed to incoming freshmen and transfer students throughout the summer! Be the first to reach the Class of 2025 at Summer Orientation!

Note: These discounts cannot be combined.

University rates
UMass Lowell faculty & staff:
Full semester package (12 issues)
Full page: $4,930 (color) / $3,570 (black & white)
Half page: $3,439 (color) / $1,989 (black & white)
Quarter page: $2,465(color) / $1,105 (black & white)
Half semester package (6 issues)
Full page: $2,414(color) / $1,734 (black & white)
Half page: $1,658 (color) / $978 (black & white)
Quarter page: $1,224 (color) / $544 (black & white)
Three-Issue package
Full page: $1,258 (color) / $918 (black & white)
Half page: $859 (color) / $519 (black & white)
Quarter page: $629 (color) / $289 (black & white)
One-Issue package
Full page: $425 (color) / $298 (black & white)
Half page: $289 (color) / $204 (black & white)
Quarter page: $213 (color) / $128 (black & white)
Clubs & student organizations: Club & student organization pricing is negotiable upon request. Please contact Brigid Archibald to discuss ad options.

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 Brigid_Archibald@student.uml.edu or call (978) 228-8942.

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