Print advertising

We offer print advertising in multiple formats:


The Herald news magazine is published three times each semester, focused on exclusive and original enterprise content. It will get your message in front of thousands of WKU students and community members through distribution both on and off campus. Pick-up rates exceed 95% of all copies printed.

All rates include full color. For information on sponsored content, see our page about it.


Talisman life and culture magazine is published each semester, showcasing exceptional photography and long-form storytelling.


WKU Student Publications publishes a variety of special content in printed form, including our end-of-semester graduation guides, our annual Housing Guide, our Best of the Hill edition and other special sections focused on topics such as Adulting, Fitness, Fashion and our dining guide, A Table for Y’all, which we publish in collaboration with the Bowling Green Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Publication Calendar

Publication comes out


Event takes place


Publication + Event date


The University is closed




Sept. 6: Herald

Oct. 24: Homecoming Herald

Nov. 28: Herald + Adulting Guide

Dec. 5: Fall Graduation Guide

Jan. 30: Herald

Feb. 20: Housing Guide

March 6: Herald + Fit Guide

April 10: Best of the Hill

April 17: Herald

May 1: Spring Graduation Guide



Fall Housing Fair: Oct. 10 (Rain date: Oct. 11)

Spring Housing Fair: Feb. 22

Best of the Hill Festival: April 10 (Rain date: April 12)


University Schedule

Fall semester begins: Aug. 22

Fall Break: Oct. 13-14

Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 23-25

Fall Commencement: Dec. 10

Winter Break (University Closed): Dec. 17-Jan. 2

Martin Luther King Day (University Closed): Jan. 16

Spring Semester Begins: Jan. 17

Spring break: March 13-17

Spring commencement: May 4-5