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APA 7th Edition - Citations and Formatting

Student Title Page

Elements

  • Paper title 
  • Author name (Byline)
  • Author affiliation (department and university)
  • Course number and name 
  • Instructor name
  • Assignment due date
  • Page number in the header

Format

  • Centered, upper half of the page - three to four lines down from top margin, and double spaced
  • Paper title should be in title case
    • title case: major words are capitalized
    • sentence case: most words are lowercased
  • Add an additional double spaced blank line between the title and the byline (author names)
  • Name of each author in order of contribution
    • preferred form of an author's name is first name, middle initial, last name

Title Page Example