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: $5,220 (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)

Publishing Dates:

FALL 2017 
September 5, 12, 19, 26
October 10, 17 (Hockey Issue), 24, 31
November 7, 14, 21
December  5, 12

SPRING 2018 
January 30
February 6, 13, 20, 27
March 6, 20 (Downtown Lowell Issue), 25
April 10, 17, 24 | May 1 (DisConnector)

SUMMER 2017
May 29 (Summer Issue)
This issue is distributed to incoming freshmen and transfer students all summer! Be the first to reach the Class of 2022 at Summer Orientation!

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:
Full semester package (13 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 Taylor Carito 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 Taylor_Carito@student.uml.edu or call (978) 934-5017.

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