Formatting Your Paper

MLA Paper Formatting Requirements


Personal details

Type your personal details in the top left corner of the front page

  • Name
  • ID
  • Course/Section # 
  • Assignment
  • Draft #
  • Instructor
  • Date of Submission


Paper format: (>Select All)

  • 12 point; Times New Roman font
  • Double-space
  • 1” margins



Provide a suitable title for your essay and center it on the first page after your personal details.


Works Cited 

Provide a Works Cited a page of all of the sources you have cited in your paper (with every draft submitted).



Hard copies of papers should be stapled



MLA formatted document template (doc)