Community College Journal

Community College Journal is the single most important publication for leaders of community colleges. They turn to it for information and insight to stay current on issues, trends, and opinions and for guidance on how to do their jobs better.

Frequency: Bimonthly
Circulation: 5,000 mailed copies per issue

The Community College Journal is read by:

  • Presidents & CEOs
  • Business Affairs Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Public Information Officers
  • Academic Affairs Officers
  • Student Services Administrators

 

 

 

2021 Editorial Calendar

Issue
Editorial Information
Ad Close 
Art Due 

Dec. 2021/Jan. 2022

Workforce Development 

Oct. 18, 2021

Oct. 25, 2021

Feb./Mar. 2022

Advancing Student Success

Topics may include: Co-requisite learningto move students to college-level course more quickly; experiential learning; resetting transfer; updates from AACC Pathways colleges
Dec. 20, 2021 Dec. 27, 2021
Apr./May 2022

AACC Annual Convention Issue

Topics will coincide with the 2022 AACC Convention theme
Feb. 23, 2022 Mar. 2, 2022
June/July 2022

The Leadership Issue

Topics may include: The ethical leader; when the community turns on you; leadership through crisis
Apr. 27, 2022 May 4, 2022
Aug./Sept. 2022

Building a Community on Campus

Topics may include: using a sports/performing arts/other activities for recruitment and retention; designing campuses that keep students engages; how outsourcing services on campus can better help students
June 28, 2022 July 5, 2022
Oct./Nov. 2022

Advocacy Done Right

Topics may include: Building relationships with elected officials; getting community buy-in during election season; playing offense
Aug. 29, 2022 Sept. 6, 2022
Dec. 2022/Jan. 2023

Trends in Workforce Development

Topics will coincide with the 2023 AACC Workforce Development Institute
Oct. 25, 2022 Nov. 1, 2022

Please note: Themes and deadlines are subject to change.

 

 

 

RATES

4-color
1x
3x
6x

Premium/Cover Positions

$4,000 $3,904 $3,780

Full Page

$3,200

$3,104

$2,980

2⁄3 Page

$2,800

$2,604

$2,499

1⁄2 Island

$2,450

$2,278

$2,118

1⁄2 Page

$2,200

$2,046

$1,964

1⁄3 Page

$1,900

$1,767

$1,696

1⁄4 Page

$1,750

$1,627

$1,572

1⁄6 Page

$1,550

$1,441

$1,383

2 Page Spread Advertorial $4,800    
Full Page Advertorial $3,330    

 

 

AD SPECIFICATIONS

Space Units
Width
Depth

Spread

Bleed: 17.75"

Non-bleed: 14.66"

Trim: 16.75"

Bleed: 11.375"

Non- bleed: 9.75"

Trim: 10.875"

Full Page

Bleed: 8.875"

Non- bleed: 7.33"

Trim: 8.375"

Bleed: 11.375

Non- bleed: 9.75"

Trim: 10.875"

2⁄3 Page

4.83"

9.75"

1⁄2-Page Island

4.83"

7.16"

1⁄2-Page Horizontal

7.33"

4.75"

1⁄3-Page Vertical

2.33"

9.75"

1⁄3-Page Square

4.83"

4.75"

1⁄4 Page

4.83"

3.33"

1⁄6 Page

2.33"

4.75"

Whitepapers/Advertorials

8.875"

11.375"

 

Frequency discounts available. 

Production Requirements for Display Advertising

Printing: Web press
Binding: Saddle-stitched
Trim Size: 8.375" x 10.875"
Keep live matter at least .375" from final trim
Bleed: No additional charge for bleeds

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND FORMATS

  • high-resolution PDF/X-1a file is required for all ads.
  • Colors must be CMYK. No ICC profiles, RGB, or Pantone colors.
  • Resolution of all photography and scanned illustrations must be at least 300 dpi. Line art should be 600 dpi.
  • Vital copy and images must be at least 1/8" away from trim. Spread ads must have at least 3/8" total gutter.
  • Materials should be submitted without crop marks, but full-page ads should include the required 1/8" bleed.
  • All fonts used must be embedded in the PDF file.
  • Using the bold, italic, or other style keys is not encouraged. Please use the bold or italic version of the font. (For example, instead of making Adobe® Garamond bold with the style key, use the actual font for Adobe® Garamond Bold.)
  • Flatten all layers and set transparency to highest setting.
  • Ads must be suitable to print as-is. AACC is not responsible for any errors in content.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Materials that do not meet the stated advertising specifications will be rejected.
  • Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser. All materials must be submitted in accordance with the published deadlines and meet the criteria stated in the advertising policy.

 

PRODUCTION CONTACT

sendmyad@theygsgroup.com

The YGS Group
3650 West Market Street
York, PA 17404
Tel: 717.505.9701