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Mace & Crown | October 5, 2015

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The Mace and Crown prints Wednesdays almost every week during the school year. We have a print circulation of 2,000 copies per issue, and the paper is distributed free of charge at over 30 stands across academic buildings, recreational facilities, student housing facilities, parking garages and university offices. We offer advertising from business card-sized to sponsorship packages with multiple ads from the same client in a given issue.

For questions about our publication you can contact our main office at 757.683.3452. For advertising inquiries and orders, please contact 757.683.4773 or click here to e-mail.

Order Requirements 

  • Please have your tax identification number, social security number (if ordering as an individual not affiliated with a business), or budget code (Old Dominion University Departments only) available.

  • Insert orders are to be placed no earlier than five (5) business days prior to the publication release date.

  • Artwork is to be in either .pdf or .jpeg format(s).  Use the CMYK color model for all print artwork.

  • General deadline for all artwork is at least five (5) business days prior to the publication release date.


Publication Dates (dates are subject to change)

Fall Dates 2015:

Aug 19, Sept 9, Sept 16, Sept 23, Sept 30, Oct 6, Oct 20, Oct 27, Nov 11, Nov 18, Dec 2

Spring Dates 2016:


Additional Solutions

Newsstand Poster Advertisements – Newsstands are 18.0 x 36.0” (w/h), fully-enclosed glass displays in high-traffic areas throughout the ODU Norfolk campus.  Pricing varies and space is limited.  For more information please contact us at 757.683.4773 or click here to e-mail.

Insert Pricing – With current circulation at approximately 3000 issues per week, our insert fee is $300.00.  Orders with a reduced quantity will not be prorated.

Payment Information

Invoicing terms are net 15 days from date shown on invoice.  Our only accepted method of payment is check.  Make checks payable to “ODU Mace & Crown” and remit payment to:

Mace & Crown
Old Dominion University
1071 Webb Center
Norfolk, VA 23529

Policies & Procedures

The Mace & Crown reserves the right to refuse any advertising that does not conform to the standards, practices, or regulations of the Mace & Crown, ODU, or the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Regarding Errors

Ad errors such as (but not limited to): blurred image(s), excessive color bleeding, incorrect size, or placement, are eligible for a courtesy reprint or refund (if payment has already been received).  Please contact 757.683.4773 for more information.

Questions / Inquiries

Please fill in the required fields below to submit your question(s) and/or inquiries.  Our advertising director will contact you within 24-hours.  For immediate help, please e-mail