Advertising

About Our Advertising

With an annual ridership of over 2 million, Anteater Express buses offer the perfect opportunity to showcase your advertisement to a diverse audience within the UC Irvine community. Anteater Express allows advertising on the interior and exterior of the buses, providing a wide array of options for content and design.

Anteater Express Advertising Brochure (PDF)

External: Passenger Side

pass_thumb $7,660/month
$16,275/quarter

External: Rear

rear_thumb $7,275/month
$15,460/quarter

External: Driver Side

drive_thumb $6,550/month
$13,920/quarter

Internal: Overhead Banner

int_thumb $1,500 for the first two weeks and $500 for every week thereafter
$4,995/quarter

Advertisement Contact Info

To purchase advertising:
Email: advertising@shuttle.uci.edu or
Call: Tim Rudek at (949) 824-2416

Advertising Submission

The preferred method for submitting shuttle exterior/interior display advertising is to make advertisement space reservations with an Anteater Express representative via phone and/or email prior to submitting you advertising. Once the reservation has been made, email your advertisements to advertising@shuttle.uci.edu.

Preferred Advertising Format

Formats allowed: AI, EPS or PSD files to scale (include all fonts, graphics, and related files).
All fonts must be included or converted to outlines. All graphic files must be in vector format or at least 300 dpi. For color advertisements, please save all artwork and photos in CMYK color mode. Email all high resolution art to advertising@shuttle.uci.edu. Please contact ASML (Associated Students Media Lab) at (949) 824-8982 with any questions.

Need a design?
Anteater Express partners with ASML to produce quality advertisements geared towards our buses. Once ad space has been requested contact ASML by emailing marketing@asuci.uci.edu or calling 949-824-8982.

Advertisement Policies

Approval

All advertising is subject to acceptance by Anteater Express and/or the University of California, Irvine who reserves the right to reject the advertisement at their sole discretion any time prior to publication. The Anteater Express and/or the University of California, Irvine reserves the right to edit advertisements for content. The Anteater Express and/or the University of California, Irvine reserves the right to refuse advertising containing obscene, racist, sexist, false/misleading claims or other inappropriate content. No advertisements will be accepted that discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, sex, or physical ability, but not limited to these. All advertisements will need to be approved by the advertiser in writing if adjustments have been made to the original artwork prior to publication. The Anteater Express does not allow advertising of specific types of products and services please call for specific types.

Liability

The advertiser and/or agency agree to assume full and complete responsibility and liability for the content (including text, illustrations, and copyrights) of any advertisements placed on the Anteater Express shuttles. The Anteater Express is not responsible for damage done to shuttle advertisements, and/or the removal of advertisements by a third party. The Anteater Express will not refund for damage and/or removal of advertisements. The Anteater Express will not be responsible for lost advertising time, but will make all efforts to replace any damaged advertising at their discretion. The Anteater Express is not responsible for weather damage and/or Acts of God. Vehicles involved in accidents will be covered by insurance for the cost of the replacement advertisement to that vehicle. Vehicles damaged will be replaced with another vehicle with adequate signage. Advertisement materials are guaranteed for one full calendar year from the installation date. Publication: The Anteater Express will make every effort to see that advertising submitted for publication is published as accepted by the advertiser. The Anteater Express will not assume responsibility for inadvertent errors when replicating the advertisement for placement on the exterior and/or interior of the shuttles.

Deadlines

All exterior advertising space placement requests must be made a minimum of 21 business days with artwork due a minimum of 14 business days prior to the start of the advertising contract. All interior advertising space placement requests must be made a minimum of 7 business days with artwork due 5 business days prior to the start of the advertising contract. For interior advertisements, full payment is due 5 business days prior to the start of the advertising contract. For exterior advertisements, check payments are due 14 business days prior to the start of advertising.