Professional Dress

For Graduate Students

When you attend professional events you should make sure to dress the part and put your best foot forward for prospective employers. Your clothing should be tailored, well-pressed, and professional at all times.


Women’s Professional Dress

Women should consider wearing dark suits (either pants or skirt) and close-toed shoes (heels or flats). You should not wear:

  • Leggings
  • Sandals
  • Bandage skirts
  • Hats
  • Top-siders
  • T-Shirts/Polos
  • Boots
  • Sunglasses


Men’s Professional Dress

Men should wear dark suits with dress shoes. You should not wear:

  • Loose tie or open collar
  • Top-siders
  • Polo shirts
  • T-Shirts
  • Hats
  • Sunglasses