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Career Closet

Free professional attire for UWO students

Career Closet

Students are allowed to choose up to 4 items from the closet per semester to keep for free. Inventory is always changing; be sure to check back frequently to find new items.

The Career Closet assists students in creating a professional wardrobe for interviews and jobs. Students are able to shop in the Career Closet anytime Career & Professional Development is open. Items you may find in the closet include: suits, pants, skirts, dresses, ties, belts and tops. UWO Alumni are also able to shop up to a year after graduation!  

Professional Dress

Attending a networking event, career fair or an interview? Need professional attire to make a great first impression? The Career Closet can help!

Quick Tips for Young Professionals

Suit: Solid colored grey, black, brown or navy.

Dress Shirt: Collared and long sleeved. Conservative neckline and color. Everything to know about dress shirts

Tie: Solid, thin striped or small geometric design. Bottom of the tie should meet the belt line. Learn to tie a double Windsor knot

Socks: Long dark socks to match pants.

Shoes: Well polished and match the belt. Closed toe, low heel.

Hair: Neat and professional.

Hosiery: Nylons under skirts, socks to match shoes.

Nails: Manicured with neutral polish.

Jewelry: Keep it simple. Jewelry tips

Scent: Easy on the aftershave or cologne. Limited makeup and perfume.

Accessories: Portfolio or briefcase.

Career & Professional Development

(920) 424-2181

Student Success Center, Suite 125
750 Elmwood Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Oshkosh Campus

  • M–F: 7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Fox Cities Campus Advisor Hours

  • Fox Cities Hours: Mondays (days will vary) in the Solution Center
  • Schedule appointments via Handshake
  • Services only offered when classes are in session during the fall and spring terms.