Career Clothing Closet

The Center for Careers, Life, and Service is pleased to present the Career Clothing Closet. Open during the semester, the Closet offers all students free professional attire for interviews, career fairs, formal events, working in an office, or any career-related function, both on- and off-campus. Closet items are gently used or new donations, available for students to pick up and keep.

Summer 2024 hours by appointment. Visit Handshake to book a “Career Clothing Closet Appointment.”

Alumni, families, community members, faculty, and staff looking for a creative way to support students are encouraged to donate to the Closet. Please review our Donation Guidelines. Thank you!

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Grinnell, IA 50112

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