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2021-2022 ADVERTISING RATES

DIGITAL ADVERTISING

DIGITAL ADS ON COLLEGIAN.COM AND KCSU.COM

01

LEADERBOARD

$500

per month

728 x 90 px

50,000 IMPRESSIONS GUARANTEED

$1,125 – 3 Months

150,000 Guaranteed Impressions

02

SIDEBAR

$400

per month

300 x 250 px

50,000 IMPRESSIONS GUARANTEED

$900 – 3 Months

150,000 Guaranteed Impressions

03

SNEAKER

$650

per month

728 x 90 px

50,000 IMPRESSIONS GUARANTEED

$1,500 – 3 Months

150,000 Guaranteed Impressions

04

SPONSORED CONTENT

$175

includes headline, photo & 1 link

PODCAST ART

$50 EACH ADDITIONAL LINK

05

FOOTER LINKS

$50

per month

THE STUMP EMAIL BLASTS

The STUMP brings news, headlines and your ad to more than 10,000 opt-in email subscribers daily, Monday thru Thursday. Space is limited, book early.

SIDEBAR AD AND
LOWER LEADERBOARD

$50

per week

300 x 250 px

EXCLUSIVE
LEADERBOARD AD

$75

per week

728 x 90 px

SPONSORED CONTENT

Go beyond traditional advertising and drive results with SPONSORED CONTENT. Your content (text, headline and photo) will be featured in print in the Thursday Collegian and online at Collegian.com. All advertising is marked “Sponsored Content.”

FULL PACKAGE

$300

CONTENT CREATION $25/HR

RAM DEALS MOBILE APP

Go mobile and advertise on CSU’s local coupon app featuring digital coupons that are easy to use, redeem and track. Includes unlimited copy changes

$150

For 12+ Months

SOCIAL MEDIA

COLLEGIAN/KCSU INSTAGRAM OR FACEBOOK POST

$125

includes $25 boost

Post an ad on Collegian or KCSU Instagram or Facebook

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTESTS

$450

per contest

Promote your business through out social media contest promotional program. Select your contest (Video, Photo, Photo Caption, Vote or Hashtag Contests) and we do the rest! Price includes a minimum of 9 social media posts and a link to your website

TWITTER POST

$75

per post

YOUTUBE PREROLL VIDEO AD TO TARGETED MARKET

$125

per campaign

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT

Let RMSMC take the lead on managing your social media channels. All services include Initial Consultation Meeting, Setup and Audit of current social media Calendering and posting, and Custom Analytics Reports

$25/hr

PRINT ADVERTISING

THE COLLEGIAN

4,000 COPIES EVERY THURSDAY

The Rocky Mountain Collegian is an award-winning, student-run newspaper celebrating its 130th year in publication. Named one of the top college newspapers in the country by the Princeton Review, the Collegian reports on campus and local news. Newspapers are distributed throughout the CSU campus and to over 150 locations off campus.

FRONT PAGE

$350

BACK PAGE

$450

PUZZLE SPONSORSHIP

$95

FULL PAGE

$380

$340 CSU Dept

$180 ASCSU Org

2/3 PAGE

$250

$218 CSU Dept

$110 ASCSU Org

HALF PAGE

$208

$187 CSU Dept

$90 ASCSU Org

1/4 PAGE

$127

$110 CSU Dept

$45 ASCSU Org

1/6 PAGE

$75

$68 CSU Dept

$30 ASCSU Org

BIZ CARD

$42

$38 CSU Dept

$24 ASCSU Org

FRONT PAGE STICKY NOTES

$650

one day

$450

2+ days (per publication)

Add impact to your advertising message with front page sticky notes. Placed on the left side of the front page, this full-color sticker is guaranteed to grab the attention of readers.

INSERTS

$260

4,000 per pub.

Canvas CSU & Fort Collins with a flyer or stand alone advertisement insert inside the Collegian. Price does not include printing.

SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS

Rocky Mountain Student Media produces specialty publications in partnership with Colorado State University departments featuring unique content for targeted audiences.

Interested in your own publication? We can help.

MOVE-IN

Reaching new and returning students has never been easier. The Move-In/Welcome Back edition is placed in residence hall rooms for each student prior to move-in day, and distributed to key campus locations the week before the start of fall semester.

SPECIAL RATES & SIZES APPLY

PARENT GUIDE & CALENDAR

Created especially for parents and families of new CSU students, the Parent Guide is distributed at Ram Orientation and throughout the year through Parent and Family Programs.

SPECIAL RATES & SIZES APPLY

HOUSING GUIDE

Help CSU students find the perfect place to live. The Housing Guide features housing options, tips for living on and off campus, and specifics about laws affecting students.

SPECIAL RATES & SIZES APPLY

BEST OF CSU

Featuring CSU’s favorite places to eat, drink, and hang out. This edition is the BEST place to brag about your business. Distributed throughout the year.

SPECIAL RATES & SIZES APPLY

MAIL-HOME GRADUATION COMMEMORATIVE EDITON

With content, including congratulatory ads, targeting grads and their families, this keepsake is mailed to the homes of graduating seniors.

SPECIAL RATES & SIZES APPLY

VISITORS GUIDE

Distributed throughout the year, the Visitors Guide highlights the best of both Fort Collins and CSU, and is the perfect go-to publication for families and campus visitors.

SPECIAL RATES & SIZES APPLY

RAM LIFE ORIENTATION GUIDE

An introduction to college life on the CSU campus, Ram Life is a magazine publication mailed to the homes of new students. Both parents and students will see your message. Ram Life is also
available on campus the week before the start of fall semester.

SPECIAL RATES & SIZES APPLY

COLLEGE AVENUE MAGAZINE

3,000 PER ISSUE (FALL, SPRING, SUMMER)

Colorful, bold, inquisitive, diverse. College Avenue is a student media’s lifestyle publication, printed on premium magazine stock. Each edition features a lifestyle topic and includes general interest stories on trends and happenings.

INSIDE FRONT COVER

$360

FULL PAGE

$270

HALF PAGE

$180

1/4 PAGE

$115

BACK PAGE AD

$400

CSU LIFE

DELIVERED DIRECTLY TO 5,000 STAFF MAILBOXES ON CAMPUS

CSU Life is a monthly news publication produced specifically for faculty and staff at Colorado State University. The publication features stories for and about employees, staff accomplishments and campus events.

FULL PAGE

$500

HALF PAGE

$312

1/4 PAGE

$192

1/8

$104

BROADCAST & SERVICES

KCSU FM 90.5

300,000 POTENTIAL LISTENERS

One of the largest college radio stations in the country, KCSU reaches more than 300,000 potential listeners in Fort Collins, Loveland, and surrounding communities. Listeners can connect worldwide at KCSUFM.com

PRE-RECORDED ANNOUNCEMENTS

$15

per announcement if less that 20 total announcements

$10

per announcement if more than 20 total announcements

LIVE READ SHOW SPONSORSHIP

$60

per 2 hour show

A live DJ incorporates your announcement into their show (8 mentions).

CONCERT CALENDAR SPONSORSHIP

$300

per week

Sponsorship includes announcements in KCSU’s entertainment calendar each weekday at 5, 7, and 9 PM, online weekly calendar page sponsor and Collegian ad.

NEWSCAST SPONSORSHIP

$50

per day

Ten-second message airs during each of seven local daily newscasts.

CSU VOLLEYBALL BROADCAST SPONSORSHIP

$500

season sponsorship

KCSU is the official station for CSU Volleyball. Includes 4 mentions during each live broadcast. Your logo is also featured on print, digital, and social media ads promoting the broadcasts.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENMTS

FREE FOR NONPROFITS

If you are interested in running a public service announcement for your local not-for-profit, please contact our advertising department.

PRODUCTION STUDIO RENTAL

$100/hr

includes assistant

Rent our production studio to conduct interviews, record audio commercials, narration, podcasts, or other audio.

DJ SERVICES

$100/hr

KCSU DJ’s will come to your event and play music.

AUDIO EDITING & PRODUCTION

$50/hr

We will write (if needed) and produce commercials, podcasts, interviews, PSA’s, narrations, or other creative audio services.

STUDENT VIDEO PRODUCTIONS

Student Video Productions produces video of all lengths for a wide range of clients. After a free initial consultation and a creative brief, we will provide a quote for your project.

MARKETING & POSTERS

PLAZA DISTRIBUTION

$175

Connect with the CSU community while tabling on the LSC Plaza, CSU’s highest on-campus traffic area. Company displays, fliers, and couponing are encouraged. Plaza space is subject to current health restrictions and availability.

DESIGN SERVICES

$25/hr

Our Creative Services team can design content for print, online, and social media, as well as posters, brochures, and logo design. Advertising design for RMSM products is free. Fees apply to special projects.

RACK POSTERS

$240/mo

indoor kiosks

$400/mo

outdoor kiosks

Draw attention to your advertising message with poster advertising on distribution racks located in high-traffic campus buildings and outdoor areas.

KCSU DJ BOOTH BOARD

$150/MO

Place a digital message on the KCSU DJ Booth board

POSTERING

$175

Have your posters hung in approved locations throughout campus. Price does not include poster printing. Printing and design services available.