Shuttle Advertising

Northwestern offers advertising opportunities on its Evanston shuttle bus fleet. Advertising is currently only available to NU-affiliated departments, schools, programs/services, and approved student groups. Interior ads will be installed on 12 buses that service the Intercampus, Evanston Loop, Campus Loop, Chicago Express, and Shop-N-Ride routes.
  • Ad space can be reserved in 1 month increments up to 1 year. An electronic proof of each ad must be submitted to University Services by the 5th of the month prior to the ad start date.
  • There is an installation fee of $150, which covers the installation and removal of up to 12 ads.
  • Reservations begin on the 1st of the month and are billed one time at the beginning of the reservation.
  • Advertisers are responsible for all costs of advertising, including production of materials.
  • Ads are 11.125" tall with your choice of three different widths (18", 36" or 54").

Rates, Specs & Reservations

For full detailed information, download the Shuttle Advertising Guidelines (PDF). Please note: The most recently issued guidelines must be used for each submission.

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Ad Size Price Per Month Installation Fee
Quarter (18") $60 $150
Half (36") $125 $150
Full (54") $185 $150
Ad Size Final Trim Size Live Area*
Quarter (18") 11.125"h x 18"w 10.25"h x 18"w
Half (36") 11.125"h x 36"w 10.25"h x 36"w
Full (54") 11.125"h x 54"w 10.25"h x 54"w

*Live Area refers to the visible ad space. (The mounting rails cover a small portion of the ad – .5" at the top and .375" at the bottom.)