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APA Paper Templates

Below you will find templates for APA Style papers. Click the link to make a copy of the file. 

  • Google Docs: To make a copy of these templates you must first sign in to your Google account. After you’re signed in, click "File" and then click “Make a Copy.”
  • Microsoft Word: To make a copy of these templates download the file. 

APA Style Report Templates:
These templates include multiple heading levels and should be used for report style papers.

APA 7th Edition Resources

APA Style Papers

Sample of an accurately formatted APA 7th edition title page

  • Place only page numbers in the header. 

  • Your paper should have the full title in bold. Place an extra space beneath the title and before your name.

  • Your name, your affiliation, the course title, professor’s name, and due date should be double spaced beneath the title.

  • All of this should be in the center of the title page.

Sample of an accurately formatted APA 7th edition style Abstract page

  • Put the word “Abstract” on the top of the page. Be sure it is center-aligned and in bold.
  • Do not indent any paragraphs on this page.
  • Indent all other paragraphs throughout the body of the paper. 

Sample of an accurately formatted APA style 7th edition main body page

  • Place the entire title of your paper in Title Case on the top line of a new page.
  • Be sure it is center-aligned and in bold.

Sample of an accurately formatted APA 7th edition style references page

  • Center-align the word “References” on the first line of a new page, be sure that it is in bold.
  • Your citations should be alphabetized.
  • Entries are double-spaced with no extra lines between them.
  • Be sure to use a hanging indent for any citations that require more than one line.

Need help formatting your APA style citations using the 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association? Click the image below or the tab above to go to the APA citation guide.

APA citation home page

Below you will find an example of an accurately formatted APA Style student paper. 


To cite this LibGuide using APA: Umpqua Community College Library. (Date updated). Title of page. Title of LibGuide. URL

To cite this LibGuide using MLA: Umpqua Community College Library. "Title of Page." Title of LibGuide, Date updated, URL

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