Award winning, student run, weekly campus newspaper of the University of Illinois, Springfield..



The Journal is an award-winning student newspaper. We distribute a total of 3,000 print copies each Wednesday throughout the UIS campus and to several Springfield locations.  1,300 of those copies are direct mailed to students living in student housing. The online edition, is read by visitors throughout the United States and abroad.


We accept print advertising, online advertising, inserts and sticky note advertising.


Special editions: In July and August, we publish our orientation issues. These issues have special insert and sticky note prices. The Guide, published July 25,
is mailed to all incoming students, distributed around campus, and delivered to several Springfield locations. The orientation issue on August 29 is direct mailed to students living on campus, delivered around campus and to several Springfield locations.

Once per semester, The Journal staff publishes Beyond, our features magazine, in place of the newspaper.

At the end of the school year, our staff publishes a Graduation issue filled with coverage of the commencement ceremony. This issue is mailed home to all graduating students and distributed around campus.


Please contact The Journal’s business manager, Feng Gao, for advertising rates via email: