Gold and Black Illustrated is a magazine published 36 times per year. It includes six bi-monthly glossy issues delivered by mail and 30 issues of Gold and Black Express delivered electronically weekly during the football and Big Ten basketball seasons with additional issues in off months. Subscriptions also include the football (July/Aug. issue) and basketball (Nov./Dec. issue) previews as part of the six bi-monthly print issues. Other bi-monthly issues are Jan./Feb., March/April, May/June and Sept./Oct.