The Rocket Advertisement sizes
Full – 10″ x 18.9″
Half – 10″ x 9.45″
Quarter – 5″ x 9.45″
Eighth – 5″ x 4.725″

General Policies
Advertisements received after 5 p.m. 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
10 full issues per year (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 as well as local apartment complexes and area businesses
Circulation: 2,000 free to the students, faculty, staff, and administrators of Slippery Rock University.
Format: 8 broadsheet pages, with 6-column layout.
Printing Deadline: 7:30 p.m.  Thursday

2020-2021 Issue Dates (Updated 1/10/21):

Sept. 4, 2020

Sept. 25, 2020

Oct. 9, 2020

Oct. 30, 2020

Nov. 20, 2020


Feb. 5, 2021

Feb. 26, 2021

March 12, 2021

April 9, 2021

April 23, 2021


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 Manager: Elisabeth Hale (