Advertising Policy

UNLV Magazine accepts print advertising from UNLV offices only.

  • Ad space and placement requests must be reserved in advance. Space may be limited.
  • Ads must conform to UNLV identity standards.
  • Ads must conform to print magazine quality standards and size specifications.
  • Ads must conform to US Postal Service nonprofit periodical permit regulations. This specifies that ads:
    • Cannot include ads for financial instruments, including credit and debit cards
    • Cannot include ads for life insurance programs, even if they are affiliated with the university
    • Cannot include ads for travel programs, unless the organization promoting the arrangement is authorized to mail at the Nonprofit Standard Mail prices at the entry Post Office
  • All ads are subject to approval by University Communications staff and U.S. postmaster.

Advertising Rates & Specs

Ad rates subject to change.

Advertising Space Dimensions (width x height) Cost

Inside Front Cover

(2-page spread only)

Trim: 17.5” x 10.875”

With bleed: 18.25” x 11.125”


Inside Back Cover

Trim: 8.75” x 10.875”

With bleed: 9” x 11.125”


Outside Back Cover

Trim: 8.75” x 8”

With bleed: 9" x 8.125”


Full Page, internal

Trim: 8.75” x 10.875”

With bleed: 9” x 11.125”


 Mast page Ad vertical (2/3 vertical opposite President's Message)

 5.5" x 9.875" 



 7.75" x 4.75" horizontal
 3.75" x 9.875" vertical


Magazine trim size: 8.75” x 10.875”
Keep live matter inset 0.25” from trim on each side

Magazine pages are printed on 70# Matte text stock
Covers are printed on 80# UV Coated Sterling Premium

Files Specs

  • Submit ad files as press-ready PDFs. PDFX-1a file settings preferred.
  • Images must be at 300 dpi. Files with low-resolution images may be rejected.
  • Convert all custom spot and RGB colors to CMYK color space. UNLV Magazine is not liable for color conversion shifts.
  • Include fonts when outputting PDF
  • We recommend working with UNLV Integrated Graphics Services to ensure ads meet identity standards and technical specifications.


To reserve space, contact Cate Weeks at or call 702-895-2626.

Issue Space Reservation* File Artwork Deadline Publication Date

Fall 2022

Oct. 8, 2022

Oct. 22, 2022

November 2022

*Note: Due to space constraints, reserving early is recommended.


University units will be billed via IDR by the University Communications office when files are submitted. For questions about billing process, email Yvonne Stayer.