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United States Military Academy on Overleaf


United States Military Academy is providing Overleaf Professional features for all students, faculty and staff who would like to use a collaborative, online LaTeX editor for their projects. Overleaf Professional features include real-time track changes, unlimited collaborators, and full document history.

Overleaf is designed to make the process of writing, editing and producing your research papers and project reports much quicker for both you and your collaborators. Overleaf can also be linked to other services to best fit into your workflow.

Claim your Overleaf Professional upgrade by signing up (or signing in) below. You’ll need to link your account to your USMA single sign on.

IMPORTANT: Overleaf should not be used for sharing or storing high-impact Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). Overleaf makes no contractual assurances to users of the security of material you place in their cloud servers. USMA expects and authorizes use of Overleaf for collaborating on low-impact CUI material prior to your department's public release review processes.

If you are unsure, or require guidance, USMA encourages you communicate with your research sponsor (as applicable), your department's public release review process administrator, the USMA PAO, or the USMA Security Office. For further information, see also the applicable USMA policies and DOD policies.

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Quick Start

Welcome to the quick start guide to Overleaf. We've put together some useful resources and links in the sections below, and if you have any questions about how to get started please let us know and we'll be happy to help!

For Cadets

Try out the Overleaf editor with built in tutorial

If you'd like to dive straight into the editor, simply click the button to create a new paper using our quick-start template. A short tutorial will walk you through the main features to quickly get you started.

Browse the Overleaf template gallery

You can find a selection of featured templates, or check out our full template gallery for more ideas and inspiration.

Take our free course to quickly master the LaTeX essentials

If you're new to LaTeX, we've put together a free online course to help you learn the basics. If you have never used LaTeX before, or if it has been a while and you would like a refresher, this is the place to start.


For Staff

Learn more about LaTeX and Overleaf

Overelaf provides extensive documentation and pointers to LaTeX resources.

View our on-demand and live webinars

These webinars showcase use of Overleaf and LaTeX for beginners and experienced users

Edit in Rich Text mode or directly in LaTeX

Overleaf provides an intuitive and easy-to-use manuscript editor (our rich text mode), which is especially useful if you or your co-authors aren't familiar with writing in LaTeX.


If you prefer to edit directly in LaTeX, you can! Overleaf provides a full collaborative online LaTeX editor you can switch to at any time.


For Faculty

Find a journal template

Through our partnerships within the publishing community, we provide a selection of academic journal templates for articles and papers. These templates automatically format your manuscripts in the style required for submission to that journal.

Submitting your articles to journals, repositories and more

You can also submit your paper directly to a number of journals and other editorial and review services via the publish menu in the editor. Simply open the publish menu from any document and follow the appropriate 'Submit to ...' link.


Collaboration Features

Overleaf offers features that make it easy to comment and track changes.


Overleaf offers features that make it easy to collaborate with remote colleagues.


Featured LaTeX Templates

FAQ & Help

Who should I contact if I have questions about Overleaf or the USMA license?

Please use our contact form and we'll make sure your question gets to the right person in our team.

I'm new to Overleaf, how should I get started?

We've put together a short How do I use Overleaf help page to give you pointers on exactly that :)

How do I upload an existing LaTeX project into Overleaf?

Here's an FAQ on how to import existing LaTeX documents into Overleaf.

What packages does Overleaf support?

Overleaf supports the packages listed here.

Search our FAQ for more help