Local / Open: $6.75 pci
501(c)3 Organizations: $5.50 pci
University Affiliated: $5.00 pci
Student Organizations: $3.75 pci
Special Edition Rates
Rates for Special Issues increase 20% except for Student Organizations.
A copy of pre-printed insertions must be sent three weeks prior to the requested insertion date to
for content approval. Inserts must arrive at Star Printing Company one week before insertion date. Insertion costs: $90 per thousand (2,000 min). There is a production limit of three inserts per issue. First-come, first-served.
Address for inserts:
Star Printing Company
ATTN: The Sentinel inserts
4140 Southside Drive
Acworth, GA 30101
Approximately 6,000 copies are printed. The Sentinel is free at multiple distribution points on campus as well as through The Owl Connection.
Color is available on pre-selected pages. Four color process/full CMYK: $285 Spot color: $90 per spot.
The Sentinel accepts payment by check or money order. Full payment is due three (3) business days prior to publication. Please make checks or money orders payable to:
KSUSM The Sentinel
395 Cobb Ave. NW
BLDG 5, RM 282, MD 0501
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
University Affiliated and Student Organization payments must be paid through Owl Pay.
for more information.
Display Reservation Deadline is 5 days prior to the requested issue. Artwork Deadline is 3 days prior. If the artwork, contract and payment are not received by deadline, publication is not guaranteed.
Specifications & Column Widths
The Sentinel has adopted the greener, more convenient short tabloid format. We now offer ads in easy-to-understand modular format, but for precise quality, here are The Sentinel’s page specifications and column widths:
5 column short tabloid
Trim size: 11" x 13.75"
12.5" printable page depth
10" printable page width
21"wide centerspread (includes gutter)
1 column = 1.86"
2 columns = 3.90"
3 columns = 5.90"
4 columns = 7.96"
5 columns = 10.00"
Ad Delivery: Digital
The Sentinel’s prepress process is 100% digital and supports the following formats: PDF, TIFF, PSD and high-quality JPEG. Images must be saved in 300 DPI resolution for optimal printing quality. When preparing a PDF, please make sure to imbed all fonts and do not crop the ad image. PDF format is preferred. Color images should be prepared for CMYK printing. E-mail art to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sentinel is longer able to offer classifieds in the print edition. However, we do offer FREE classifieds in our online edition. To place an ad or browse, visit The Sentinel Classifieds
The management of KSU Student Media reserves the right to reject any advertisement it deems objectionable due to subject matter, illustration, phraseology or set-up. The management of KSU Student Media will not guarantee positioning or placement but will honor requests when possible.