Headers and Footers

In Word headers can keep pages organized. In Word footers can do the same. Consider adding a header and footer to your Word documents.


  1. Open our practice document. If you've already downloaded our practice document in order to follow along with the lesson, be sure to download a fresh copy by clicking the link in this step.
  2. Open the header.
  3. Choose Align Right on the Home tab and type your name.
  4. Below your name, use the Date & Time command on the Design tab and insert the date. You can use whichever format you like.
  5. In the footer section, insert the preset footer Grid.
  6. Close the header and footer.
  7. When you're finished, your page should look something like this: