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Career Closet

Looking for that perfect outfit for the Career Fair? Or maybe you're starting a new job, or you’ve got an interview coming up and you need to dress to impress. The Career Closet has you covered! Located in the Hart Career Center we are stocked with a variety of new and gently worn business professional clothing - everything you need for a job, internship or interview. All items are free of charge and for students to keep.

Please note that since the Career Closet is supported by donations, we cannot guarantee the availability of all sizes and types of items.

The purpose of the Career Closet is to provide access to free business attire and clothing to students for work, interviews, and professional networking conferences and events. The mission of the Career Closet is to help students enter the workforce with poise and confidence, knowing that they are making a positive and professional first impression.

Location & Hours

The Career Closet is located in the Hart Career Center and open when the office is open, M-F, 8am to 4:30pm.


Donation Information

We are seeking donations for new or gently used business/business casual clothing options for both men and women. 


What can be donated? 

Items must be clean or dry-cleaned business attire that is on a hanger or neatly folded.

  • New or gently used women’s business attire
    • Suits and separates (jackets, blazers, pants, skirts, and dresses)
    • Collared shirts and blouses in solid colors or with small patterns
    • Black or brown simple belts
    • Black, brown, or nude closed toes shoes (flat or less than three-inch heels)
    • New dress socks
    • New sheer or opaque hosiery (tights, pantyhose, nylons) in black or nude
    • Fashion scarves
    • Handbags in neutral colors
    • Generally, items that are no more than five (5) years old and are in good condition

  • New or gently used men’s business attire
    • Suits and separates (jackets, blazers, and pants) in neutral colors (black, navy, gray, khaki)
    • Collared shirts in light and non-bold colors, solid or small patterns
    • Solid color ties or ties with small patterns
    • Black or brown simple belts


What can't be donated? 

  • Ripped or stained clothing
  • Bright colored clothing
  • Clothing with excessive patterns
  • Undergarments
  • Hats
  • Winter scarves
  • Coats
  • Jeans
  • Joggers or sweatpants
  • T-shirts
  • Gym shoes
  • Children’s clothing