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Parents and families of the class of 2021,

Congratulations! Your child is about to graduate from college — an amazing accomplishment. And though graduation is always a special event, it is even more of a cause for celebration after such an uncertain year. The Observer will publish a special Commencement Edition on May 21, 2021, which will highlight the Class of 2021. This is your chance to place an ad in honor of your graduate with the newspaper that has been a part of their life for the last few years.


Grad Ad Options

How to Submit a Grad Ad


Grad Ad Options


Option Size (W x H) Price Picture Limit


5” x 2.75”



B 5” x 7.5”



C 10.25” x 7.5” — Half Page




10.25” x 14” — Full Page




How to Submit a Grad Ad

  1. Select one of size options listed above.
  2. Complete payment by May 12, 2021.
  3. Submit content:
    • Email [email protected] by May 12, 2021, with the subject line GradAd, Graduate’s Name, Size Option.
    • In the body of the email, include the following:
      • Graduate’s name
      • Your name and phone number
      • Images and text you’d like to be included in the ad (accepted file formats: .pdf, .jpeg, .tif, .eps)