All caps can make text harder to read. Don't use all caps, except with abbreviations and acronyms.
Consider using bold or italics to emphasize text.
Bulleted and numbered lists
Use sentence case for list items: Capitalize first letter of the first word of each list item. Do not use title case. See more in punctuation and grammar.
College and school names
Do not capitalize college or school except when using the proper FIU name.
College of Arts, Sciences & Education
The College is renowned for its research and scholarship.
Division, department and program names
In informal and formal uses, do not capitalize department, division, etc., in names: department of Modern Languages. In informal uses, do not capitalize the department name except when capitalizing a language as part of a department name: the biology department, the English department.
Academy for Advanced Academics (AAA) is a dual enrollment program at FIU.
FIU Dual Enrollment offers students the opportunity to take college classes tuition free.
Taking Dual Enrollment courses at FIU can help students graduate from college faster.
Fall, Spring, Summer
Capitalize when used as names of semesters. Do not capitalize when referencing the seasons.
Headings, blurbs and lists
Any element within a heading tag (see Headings/headlines) should be written in sentence case. Capitalize only the first letter of the first word. If the word would be capitalized in a sentence (such as proper nouns and names) it can be capitalized in the heading.
Become a changemaker in the world
A Campus as Diverse as its Students
The H1 or page title should be written in title case. Capitalize principle words. Do not capitalize conjunctions, articles and prepositions unless they start a sentence.
Do not use title case for blurbs any other element that does not act as a header.
How to Apply
Book A Room
Titles, job descriptions
Capitalize proper titles when they precede a name: President Mark B. Rosenberg. Do not capitalize titles when they follow a name: Mark B. Rosenberg, president. Job descriptions are not capitalized: office manager John Doe. Exception – do not capitalize coach before a name: coach Pat Riley.
Do not capitalize "university" unless you are spelling out the full university name. Examples:
Over 54,000 students attend the university
Over 54,000 students attend Florida International University