ENG 101 Required Format for Essay Submission
All essays must adhere to MLA manuscript format. (Modern Language Association)
All essays must be typed (computer generated).
If any outside sources are used, a Works Cited page is included as the last page(s) of the essay.
Typed in Times New Roman, font size 12 (no boldfaced or all capital letters)
Double spaced with one-inch margins on all sides (top, bottom, left, and right) and
½” inch margins for paragraph indentation
Labeled with the header and pag when i develop the ideas and organize the topic sentences e number (student’s last name only and consecutive page
Numbers) starting on the first page and continuing to the last page of the essay,
Including Works Cited page if outside sources are used.
(The header and page number are created using the computer Tool Bar: View and Insert.)
Identified on far left margin on consecutive double spaced lines with four entries
Student First Name and Last Name
Instructor First Name and Last Name
English 101 with course section number example: English 101 Section #1234
Date (written out, not abbreviated)
Centered two spaces after date
Title of Assignment
(Titles have no quotation marks, boldfaced print, underlining, italics, or all caps.)
Labeled with Word Count = _____ at the end of the text of the essay
(accurate word count to be 100 words [+ or -] within required word count)
Works Cited page (to provide accurate citation for the ideas taken from outside sources)
Typed as new page at the end of the essay
Centered with the words – Works Cited
Double Spaced alphabetized entries with first line of each entry flush with left margin and subsequent lines indented ½” inch
Created with strict adherence to MLA standards
No cover page is required for MLA format.
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