Tips & Tricks in Microsoft Word for Formatting Document


Oct. 4, 2019, 10am to 11am

Office/Remote Location

Room 309


Does formatting your thesis/dissertation/publishable paper/prospectus seem like a daunting task? In Word, there are a number of options that allow you to more easily create consistent, well-formatted documents. Seats are limited to 25 participants for this workshop. Preference will be given to those who RSVP and who arrive on-time to the workshop. 

By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Discuss what are Word Styles, including the default styles in Word and how to modify them and add a new style
  • Discuss and learn how to use section breaks, pagination, and tabs (the latter is for your Table of Contents)

Professional Development Academy Program: N/A
Professional Development Academy Pillars: Career Prep
Learning Experience: Interactive
Time Commitment: < 2 hours
Lifecycle Stage: Early, Mid, Late Master’s & Early, Mid, Late Doctoral

  • Nick Panissidi, IT Training & Communications Coordinator - Supervisor

Admission Information

This workshop is open to UNLV graduate students. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance for the workshop.

The Graduate College is now using Event Pass for all events and workshops. For easy check-in at the event, generate an Event Pass QR code by visiting, signing in with your ACE account, clicking on the profile icon in the top right, and choosing Event Pass. This QR code can be used for all UNLV Graduate College events and workshops, so save it to your Apple Wallet, Google Pay, or photos. Attendees without an ACE account will be checked in by the Graduate College team on the day of the event.

Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

Graduate College and Office of Information Technology.