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Suit Project

Professional Clothing Closet

 

Recycled Clothing Items for Office and Interviews

 

The University of Montevallo Career Development Center is pleased to offer our Suit Project service to all UM students in need of professional clothing for networking events, office settings, and job interviews.

 

We are grateful to the generosity of our alumni, business associates, and community partners for their support of this important program and for their clothing donations.

 

We seek to offer clothing that is appropriate for business dress and business casual situations, in appropriate colors, fabrics and designs. We seek to offer clothing in an assortment of sizes, in male, female, and neutral styles.

 

Our Suit Project service offers the following items (and accepts donations of the same):

 

Suit Jackets with Matching Pants

Sports Jackets

Blazers

Blazers with Matching Pants

Blazers with Matching Skirt

Pants Suits

Dress Pants/Trousers

Dress Skirts

Tailored Dresses

Dress Shirts

Dress Blouses

Neckties

Bowties

Scarves/Neckware/Pearls

Dress Shoes

Oxford/Loafer Shoes

Heels/Pumps/Flats Shoes

Purses/Clutches

Portfolios

Belts

 

We do not need donations of under garments, swim wear, athletic wear, athletic shoes, socks, hosiery, hats, caps, briefcases, bags, totes, eyeglasses, cosmetics, and jewelry items (bracelets, earrings, necklaces).

 

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For Students

 

Professional activity, such as a networking event, a career fair, an office visit, or a job interview, require that participants wear clothing that is in keeping with proper protocol. If you have an upcoming professional event and are in need of appropriate attire, please contact the UM Career Development Center. If you find you are having difficulty meeting the dress code or dressing properly for the occasion, we are happy to provide assistance. There is no fee and no questions asked.

 

Simply contact us by telephone or e-mail to arrange for a meeting time. One of our counselors will escort you to the Career Development Center Annex where our Suit Project facility is located.  You may select whatever items you need.  A fitting room and mirrors are available.  Assistance and advice will be provided.

 

 

For Donors

 

We are happy to receive your clothing donations in-person and on-site.  We accept new and used clothing items that are clean and in good condition. You may bring your donations to the Career Development Center main office in Farmer Hall, on the second floor.  Please call in advance at 205-665-6262.  Donation receipt available.  Thank you!

 

 

SUIT PROJECT | Professional Clothing Closet

Career Development Center Annex | Lower West Main Hall, Outside

 

CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER | Main Office

Farmer Hall, Second Floor | 205-665-6262 | mlebeau1@montevallo.edu