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Scholarly and Applied Writing for Graduate Students

Applied and scholarly writing resources for graduate students.

UNI Resources for Style Manuals

Departmental Approved Style Manuals*

*There may be some variation in approved styles. Please consult with your committee and program if you have a question about which style to use.


College of Education

Curriculum & Instruction: APA

Educational Psychology, Foundations & Leadership Studies: APA

Health, Recreation & Community Services: APA; AMA

Kinesiology: APA; AMA

Special Education: APA


College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences

Biology: CSE

Communication Sciences & Disorders: APA

Communication Studies: APA; MLA

Languages and Literatures: APA; MLA

Mathematics: Slade, Campbell, & Ballou; Turabian

Mathematics Education: APA

Music: APA; Irvine’s; MLA; Turabian

Science Education: APA

Technology: APA


College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Applied Human Sciences: APA

Geography: Chicago; APA

History: Turabian

Psychology: APA

Women’s & Gender Studies: Varies; Consult Advisor

APA: Summary of Changes from 6th Edition to 7th Edition

Graduate College Formatting Standards

Consult the Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Guide for official guidance on formatting and submission.