How do I format my paper so that the phrase Running head appears on only the first page?

Microsoft Word 2007 and Microsoft Word 2010:

  1. On the View tab, select the Print Layout document view.
  2. Double click the header area of the document.
  3. On the Header & Footer Tools Design tab, in the Options group, select the check box for Different First Page.
  4. In the First Page Header box at the top of page 1, type Running head: and then your abbreviated title.
  5. Go to page 2 of your document and delete the phrase Running head.
  6. On page 1, Running head will remain in your first page header, and only your abbreviated title will appear on subsequent pages.

Microsoft Word 2003:

  1. On the View menu, click on Header and Footer.
  2. In the toolbar that appears, choose the Page setup image and then the tab Layout.
  3. In the menu, under Headers and footers, click the box that says Different first page.
  4. In the First Page Header box at the top of page 1, type Running head: and then your abbreviated title.
  5. Go to page 2 of your document and delete the phrase Running head.
  6. On page 1, Running head will remain in your first page header, and only your abbreviated title will appear on subsequent pages.