Citation Guide

Paper Format

The official APA Style & Grammar Guidelines includes a section on Paper Format, which includes information on:

  • Page Headers: For student papers, the page header consists of the page number only. No running head! 
  • Font: Recommended fonts include 11-point Calibri, 11-point Arial, and 12-point Times New Roman
  • Title Page: Should include the title, author names, author affiliation, course number and name, instructor name, assignment due date, and page number.  Title Page Quick Guide
  • Sample Papers

Formatting the Title Page

For detailed explanation and sample title pages, see the official  APA Style Guidelines Title Page Setup section and Student Title Page Guide (PDF).

The student title page is the first page of your paper and includes:

  • paper title (centered and bolded)
  • author name
  • author affiliation (Northeast Wisconsin Technical College)
  • course number and name
  • instructor name
  • assignment due date