Why Advertise with Us?
With a circulation of 3,500, The Oberlin Review reaches the student body, faculty, alumni
subscribers and townspeople. It is distributed for free within Oberlin, ensuring a large audience.
Readers make a point of reading advertisements as well as the news because they contain important
information including campus notices, schedules and social events.
September 7, 14, 21, 28
October 5, 12
November 2, 9, 16, 30
December 7, 13
February 8, 15, 22, 29
March 7, 14
April 4, 11, 18, 25
May 2, 9
May 23 - Commencement Issue
Special Publication Dates
First Fall Issue: Sept. 7
The fall semester welcome back issue for students. Good for advertising back to school items.
Fall Break Issue: Oct. 12
The issue just before the annual week-long student vacation, published just before midterms. A great time to advertise vacation getaways!
Parents Weekend Issue: Nov. 9
Parents return to campus to visit this weekend.
Winter Break Issue: Dec. 13
The last issue before winter break and Winter Term in January.
First Spring Issue: Feb. 8
The spring semester welcome back issue.
Spring Break Issue: March 14
The issue just before the week of spring vacation. Great for advertising vacation getaways!
Commencement Edition: May 23
An expanded edition of the Review distributed free to alumni, parents and graduating seniors
during Reunion weekend.
Rate Card (pdf)
$11 per column inch (column inch = 1 7/8" x 1")
$60 for 2 columns x 3"
$120 for 2 columns x 6"
$189 for 3 columns x 6"
$330 for half page (5 columns x 8")
$600 for full page (5 columns x 16 ")
$12.50 per column inch (column inch = 1 7/8" x 1")
$69 for 2 columns x 3"
$143 for 2 columns x 6"
$217 for 3 columns x 6"
$425 for half page (5 columns x 8")
$950 for full page (5 columns x 16")
Payment must be made by cash or check in full within 30 days of the run date. All checks should be made payable to Oberlin College.
No other discounts for pre-payment or bulk advertising are currently
available. Oberlin College student organizations are eligible to
receive a 25% discount.
Classified-style ads are charged by the column inch as outlined
above. We suggest no more than 20 words per column inch.
Please review our advertising policies prior to submitting your ad.
Space reservation and ad copy must be received by 4 p.m. three days
before the publication date (Tuesday for the Friday publication).
Ads can be submitted via mail or email; refer to the appropriate forms, below. Please include desired size,
content and publication date(s) of the ad, as well as billing address,
contact name, phone number and fax.
We accept electronic submissions in .eps, .pdf, ,jpg, and .tif format (.pdf or .tif preferred), or as an InDesign file, sent to email@example.com.
Tearsheets for display advertising are mailed with invoices.
Tearsheets are not sent to on-campus ad purchasers.
No page or position requests can be guaranteed.
The Oberlin Review may reject any advertising or limit the
amount of advertising content of any issue.
The Oberlin Review reserves the right to demand cash payment
prior to the publication of any advertisement.
Advertisers who have an account with the Oberlin College Controller's Office
are asked to use the on-campus advertiser forms to place an ad.
Students who are placing personal ads must pre-pay.
Student organizations, those organizations funded by the Student
Finance Committee should use the Student
Organization Ad Form.
Other on-campus organizations, including departmental and administrative
offices should use the Campus Organization
Order Form for Local Advertisers
Order Form for National Advertisers
Order Form for Student Organizations
Order Form for Other On-Campus Organizations