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Dress for Success

We know that a great suit can be a professional game changer. Be confident in your look and find a suit to wear at the Professional Attire Closet.

  • Suits are cleaned by Balfurd Dry Cleaners so you'll be ready to go when you walk out the door.
  • Bring your student ID to access the closet.
  • Limit of one outfit per student.

the Professional Attire Closet

Access the Closet

  • Fall Open Closet Hours
    Weekdays
    September 4 - September 13
    10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
     
  • By Appointment
    Reach out to careerworkshops@psu.edu or call 814-865-4630 to schedule a time to stop by during business hours.

 


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Community Resources

Need other options to help find an affordable suit? Check out non-University affiliated options in the greater State College area for more selection year-round. 

Clothing Transit at Penn State

The Clothing Transit is an opportunity for members of the queer and trans community to exchange clothing and accessories, including shoes, bags, hats, and jewelry – all free of cost. The intention of the Clothing Transit is to provide trans and gender non-conforming students with the freedom to comfortably find clothing that reflects their gender expression and identity without the discomfort of shopping in a traditional clothing store.

St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store

1300 Benner Pike
State College, PA 16801
814-867-3131

  • Weekdays:
    10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Saturday:
    10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Goodwill Thrift Store of State College

424 Westerly Parkway
State College, PA 16801
814-237-8006

  • Weekdays:
    10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Saturday:
    10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Sunday:
    12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

State College Women's Club Thrift Shop

902 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801
814-238-2322

  • Thursdays:
    9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Balfurd Cleaners

For dry cleaning, tailoring, and laundry assistance.

215 South Atherton Street
State College, PA 16801
814-237-8066

  • Weekdays:
    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Saturday:
    9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

1223 North Atherton Street
State College, PA 16801
814-237-7661

  • Weekdays:
    7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Saturday:
    9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Share the Success

Have a professional outfit you can donate?

The Professional Attire Closet is always accepting donations for Penn State students in need. Drop-off your materials during normal business hours at the following locations:

  • The Bank of America Career Services Center
  • Hintz Family Alumni Center
  • Business Building lobby
     
  • MAIL YOUR DONATIONS:
    Penn State Career Services
    ATTN: Professional Attire Closet
    105 Career Services Center
    University Park, PA 16802

Support the closet in other ways!

Financial donations to the Professional Attire Closet are greatly appreciated! Cash cannot be accepted.   

  • CHECKS CAN BE MADE OUT TO:
    The Pennsylvania State University
    Professional Attire Closet (memo line) 
     
  • MAILING ADDRESS: 
    Vickie Clauer
    Penn State Professional Attire Closet
    105 Career Services Center
    University Park, PA 16802

Have questions about getting involved? 

Our team can be reached at careerworkshops@psu.edu or 814-865-4630.

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