Read general information and how to articles on writing standards, use of the university style guide and more.

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Inclusive Language and Accessibility Statements

Tips on gender-neutral language use in official university content.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Descriptive Summary

Hints for optimizing web content for online search engines.

University Style Guide

Introduction to the university style guide for written communications, with links to various sections in the guide.

Writing Standards: Addresses and University Locations

Rules for describing addresses and locations in university communications and printed materials.

Writing Standards: Capitalization

Rules for capitalization in university communications and printed materials

Writing Standards: Dates and Times

Rules for communicating dates and times in university communications and printed materials.

Writing Standards: Editing Marks

Refer to a key with commonly used editing marks.

Writing Standards: Numerals

Rules for use of numerals in university communications, marketing and web content.

Writing Standards: Preferred Spelling/Formatting

Refer to a list of preferred spelling/formatting of frequently misspelled or misformatted words.

Writing Standards: Punctuation

Rules for punctuation use in university communications, marketing, and web content.

Writing Standards: Abbreviations

Abbreviations for commonly-used words and phrases in university communications.