The DI

The printed edition of The Daily Illini presents different themed coverage and the top news from the past week.

Every week, 7,000 copies of The DI are distributed to 150 locations around the campus and community. The Daily Illini was named the best newspaper in the nation by the Associated Collegiate Press in 2017.

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Pricing

Prices are listed at the national rate. Local businesses, nonprofits, University of Illinois departments and student organizations are eligible for discounts

Premium placement: Add 20% to place a half-page ad or larger on the back cover or inside front cover.

Full Page

10.25″ × 9.75″
$1,500

Half Page – Horizontal

10.25″ × 4.75″
$900

Half Page – Vertical

5″ × 9.75″
$900

Quarter Page - Square

5″ × 4.75″
$550

Eighth Page - Horizontal

2.46″ × 4.75″
$325

Publication Schedule

The DI prints every Wednesday during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Click here to see our 2021-22 publication schedule

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