Answered By: Shawna Burtis
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2023     Views: 352

APA 7 now no longer requires the running head in student papers. For more on the APA 7 updates, review the Writing Center's APA Style: APA at Walden page. 

The page number in the top right-hand corner of the page is still required. For help with inserting and formatting page numbers view the MS Word: Page Numbers resources. 

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Still want help with Headers/Footers?

Microsoft Support offers resources on Inserting a Header or Footer. If you would still like to review the process for creating a running head or different first page header, Microsoft Support's Change or Delete a Header or Footer on a Single Page resource provides a brief tutorial. 

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