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Terms and Conditions

  • Cancellations for orders will not be accepted after the closing date for reserving space.
  • Positioning of ads is at the discretion of Oberlin Alumni Magazine.
  • All advertisements are subject to approval in advance. Oberlin Alumni Magazine reserves the right to reject or cancel any advertising that it feels does not conform to its publication standards.
  • Any non-routine production work required as the result of insufficiently prepared files will be billed to the advertiser.
  • Advertisers must be authorized to publish the entire contents and subject matter of the ads they submit. Oberlin Alumni Magazine will be held harmless from any loss or expense arising out of publication of such ads, including those resulting from claims or suits of libel, violation of right of privacy, plagiarism, or copyright or trademark infringement.

Inside Full Color Ads

Ad Size Dimensions Price
Full page (non bleed) 7-1/2” x 9-3/16” $2,000
Full page (full bleed) 8-3/4” x 11-1/4” $2,000
Half page (horizontal) 7-1/2” x 4-1/2” $1,000
One-third page (vertical) 2-3/8” x 9-3/16” $650

Cover Ads

Ad Size Dimensions Price
Inside front cover (bleed) 8-3/4” x 11-1/4” $4,500
Inside back cover (bleed) 8-3/4” x 11-1/4” $4,000

Trim size: 8-1/2” x 11”


Digital format is preferred. Please submit completed file on Macintosh platform using QuarkXpress or Adobe Illustrator with all graphics included as TIFF or EPS files saved on a zip disk or CD. Please include both screen and printer fonts in PostScript format. All electronic ads must include a hard-copy laster proof at 100 percent. Other formats may be acceptable; please call for details.


A frequency discount of 10 percent is offered on ads run in two or more consecutive issues. An alumni discount of 10 percent is offered to all clients who are Oberlin graduates.



Closing Dates

Issue Reserve Space Art Deadline
March January 1 February 1
June April 1 May 1
September July 1 August 1
December October 1 November 1


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Further Information

Contact Kelly Viancourt or Yvonne Gay Fowler
Oberlin Alumni Magazine
247 West Lorain St., Suite C
Oberlin, OH 44074