Writing Standards

Every publication and Web page associated with The University of New Mexico plays a role in telling UNM’s story. Consider how the information you’re conveying relates to UNM’s mission: educational access and success, research excellence, healthy communities, public service, and economic development.

For all non-academic university publications and websites, follow the Associated Press Stylebook, http://www.apstylebook.com/

Other important reference materials for written communications are “The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition” by the Staff of the University of Chicago Press; and “The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition” by William Strunk Jr., E. B. White, Roger Angell (Foreword).