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Advertise with Transportation Services!

UMD-affiliated organizations now have more options to advertise their message throughout campus and on Shuttle-UM transit buses.

Your advertising options include:

  • General In-Bus Ads
  • In-Bus Buyout
  • Bus Shelters
  • On Campus Bus Stops
  • Bus Schedules (online & printed)
  • Fall & Spring Transit Guide
  • Garage Exterior
  • Garage Interior

View our current Media Kit & Rate Card.

If you are interested in the general in-bus advertising option continue reading below and fill out the online application. For all other advertising option inquiries please email

Advertise Inside Shuttle-UM Buses!


Any UMD-affiliated organization can utilitize this service to announce events or disseminate information for a small fee. Student organizations are offered free advertising.


Please adhere to guidelines. Submit the online application below with a copy of your advertisement attached.

Once your application gets approved, get your ads printed and delivered to the DOTS Marketing office at 8065 Regents Drive Bldg. 202, College Park, MD 20742. We do offer printing for an additional fee. You must select this option when submitting the application. Submit ONLY 30 copies to the DOTS office. Student organizations who receive free advertising must submit ONLY 20 copies to the DOTS office. Extra copies will not be posted.

DOTS will not be accepting regular paper fliers. Laminate your ads if you are posting longer than 2 weeks. For two-week posts we will accept ads printed on heavy card stock paper (80 pounds or higher). Laminated ads cannot exceed the required dimensions. If ads exceed the 11" height restriction they will not fit and will not be posted on the scheduled date. If ads get weathered due to poor ad quality they will be removed before the end of posting schedule.

  • Fliers are posted approximately every other week.
  • Plan to submit your application two weeks before your desired post date, and to deliver printed ads the Thursday before your scheduled posting date.
  • Printing option requires a high quality print file (.pdf or .eps) a week before scheduled posting date.

Complete our on-line Advertising Application.

The Department of Transportation Services reserves the right to refuse fliers for posting. Please review the guidelines for restrictions.

For more information, call (301) 314-7446 or email

All advertisers must submit an Advertising Application for advertisement approval. Your posting date may be delayed if your application is not received before the required deadline (two weeks before desired posting day).

2018 Posting Dates

Fall Dates

  • August 25th
  • September 8th
  • September 29th
  • October 6th
  • October 20th
  • November 10th
  • December 1st
  • December 15th