A-Z Online Style Guide

For the most part, The Fletcher School website follows punctuation, capitalization and usage guidelines outlined in the Associated Press Stylebook Online, which is available to the entire Fletcher community through the Ginn Library (password required).

Fletcher-specific style guidelines are included in the A-Z guide below.

GARAGE – Lowercase: South garage.


GPA – No periods and all capitals. If spelling it out, all lowercase: grade point average.


GRADES – Capitalize letters used for course grades: A,B,F and grade names such as Incomplete and Pass. Form the plural by adding apostrophe "s": A’s, B’s, etc.


GROUNDBREAKING – One word, no hyphen.