The Shield

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Let us help your business reach our students. The Shield is the best way to reach USI students and employees with your message.

Contact us today at [email protected] or 812-464-1870.

 

Online Ads

Our website usishield.com has two ad placement areas:

  • Banner (728×90 pixels) $204/month
  • Sidebar box (300×250 pixels) $204/month

Print Ads

The Shield distributes 2,000 copies of the weekly print edition to more than 30 campus locations every Thursday.

The deadline for reserving ad space is noon Fridays. Camera-ready ads are due noon Friday preceding publication. Any changes to an ad after the deadline will incur a $5 charge.

Sizes (inches) and prices:

  • Full page: $600 (10.375″ x 9.258″)
  • Half page: $300 (5.104″ x 9.258″) or (10.375″ x 4.545″)
  • Quarter page: $150 ( 5.104″ x 4.545″)

Full color: $110/ad

Spot color: $35/ad

Ad design: $25

 

Transitions

Transitions, our new student guide, is available on newsstands all summer and is distributed during student orientations. The deadline to reserve your space is April 17th.

Sizes (inches) and prices:

  • Full page: $290 (10.375″ x 9.258″)
  • Half page: $145 (5.104″ x 9.258″) or (10.375″ x 4.545″)
  • Quarter page: $80 ( 5.104″ x 4.545″)

Ad design: $25

Newsstands

Post your message on our newspaper stands at one of 30 high-traffic locations.

We’ll print and display a color poster (11×17) for:

  • 1 Newsstand, 1 Month: $60
  • 1 Newsstand, 3 Months: $150
  • 3 Newsstands, 1 Month: $150
  • 3 Newsstands, 3 Months: $460

We can design it for you for an additional $25.

Deadline: 2 weeks if we are printing and/or posting OR 4 weeks if we are designing, printing and posting

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