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APA Quick Facts

This guide includes some quick notes about using APA format.

Welcome to APA!


APA Overview:

APA Style Checklist

Use this APA style checklist from Indiana Wesleyan University to help you format your paper correctly.

Common APA Mistakes

Check Your Formatting

In APA format, your paper should be:

  • typed
  • double-spaced
  • 1 inch margins on all sides
  • 12 pt, Times New Roman font
  • printed on standard, 8.5 x 11, white paper