The Rocket Advertisement sizes
Full – 10″ x 18.903″
Half – 10″ x 9.383″
Quarter – 4.927″ x 9.383″
Eighth – 4.927″ x 4.903″


General Policies
Advertisements received after 5pm the Wednesday prior to publication will not be guaranteed placement in that week’s issue.
Specific positioning of advertisements within an issue cannot be guaranteed.
The Rocket reserves the right to print the word “advertisement” above any submission.


Billing Policy
All invoices are to be paid promptly by check only.
Billing adjustments for erroneous insertions or typographical errors, that are the fault of The Rocket, will be made if the Advertising Manager is notified within a week.


Submission Formats
Ads submitted digitally must be sent to in one of the following file formats: JPEG, TIFF, or PDF. We will also accept text-only advertisements in Microsoft word.
Ads submitted on paper will be scanned or entered manually to resemble the original, depending on the quality of the submission.
The Rocket Advertising Manager will design advertisements upon request. Such requests must be made one week prior to the issue’s run date in order to have the proper amount of time to create and send back to client for approval.


Paper Information
11 full issues per semester (this may vary upon each academic year please refer to our official current issue dates for exact amount)
Distribution: Friday mornings in all residence halls and campus buildings
Circulation: 3,000 free to the students, faculty, staff, and administrators of Slippery Rock University.
Format: 8 broadsheet pages, with 6-column layout.
Printing Deadline: 8 pm  Thursday


2013-2014 Issue Dates:

Fall Semester:
August 23rd, 2013
August 30th, 2013
September 6th, 2013
September 13th, 2013
September 20th, 2013
September 27th, 2013
October 4th, 2013
October 18th, 2013
November 1st, 2013
November 8th, 2013
November 15th, 2013
November 22nd, 2013
December 6th, 2013

Spring Semester:

January 31st, 2014
February 7th, 2014
February 14th, 2014
February 21st, 2013
February 28th, 2014
March 7th, 2014
March 28th, 2014
April 4th, 2014
April 11th, 2014
April 18th, 2014
April 25th, 2014
May 2nd, 2014
May 9th, 2014



Full Page- $310.00
Half Page- $175.00
Quarter Page- $95.00
Eighth Page- $47.50

Full Page- $365.00
Half Page- $215.00
Quarter Page- $115.00
Eighth Page- $55.00


Contact Info
The Rocket
220 Eisenberg Classroom Building
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
(724) 738-2643

Advertising ManagerKarleigh Santry


2013 Fall Local Contract
2013 On Campus Contract


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