Only the number should appear, not "page 9" or the abbreviation "p.
For example, if the thesis has a two-page abstract, then the second page of the acknowledgments should be the first page showing a number, and it should be numbered with the Roman numeral v.
Pages of the text itself and of all items following the text (i.e.
the notes and bibliography) should be numbered consecutively throughout in Arabic numbers, beginning with number 1 on the first page of the first chapter or introduction (but not preface).
Please number every page to be bound, including pages on which only illustrations, drawings, tables, or captions appear.