Format Professional Documents using Microsoft Word

Discover advanced formatting tools to make your documents polished and professional.

Designed for the experienced user, this three-hour class will explore many formatting features including styles, page and section breaks and headers and footers. We will also explore the Navigation Pane and learn how to insert a Table of Contents. This class is offered at least once a quarter.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Use advanced formatting tools such as:
    • Styles
    • Page breaks and section breaks
    • Spacing options
  • Use the Navigation Pane to navigate and work with your document
  • Create a Table of Contents automatically based on headings in your document

Intended Audience

UB faculty and staff


Familiarity with Microsoft Word and experience with creating, editing, formatting, saving and printing basic documents or, attended the Introduction to Microsoft Word class



Class Schedule and Registration

Log in to UB EDGE to view class dates and register. (Don't have a UB EDGE account? Search for dates on the UB Calendar and email or call 716-645-4459 to register.)

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Nicole Hayden

Manager, Software and Computer Programs

Organizational Development & Training

Phone: 716-645-8153


Contact for Questions

Kerry Lynch

Program Coordinator

Organizational Development and Training

Phone: 716-645-4459


The University at Buffalo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with any disabilities. If you require accommodations to participate in this session, please contact Organizational Development & Training (OD&T) at (716) 645-4459 or prior to attending the class. Please allow ample time for OD&T to work with the Office of Accessibility Resources to arrange accommodations.