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FREE Work Attire for Students

Hosted and organized by the University Career Center and The Pantry, the JMU Career Closet is a clothing and accessory resource for all JMU students, with a specific focus on work and interview attire. This is a donation-based resource, and students are welcome to choose up to five pieces each semester- free of charge.

Additional related resources and support, like The Pantry, can be found at The Student Support Hub.

Career Closet Location: SSC 3rd floor, suite 3250
Hours: Whenever UCC is open*! Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm

(*8-12pm on Fridays in the summer)

We Rely on Donations

We ask that donations be new or gently used; in ready-to-wear condition; with no stains, odors, tears, or missing buttons. All donation items should be cleaned and on hangers, when appropriate. All apparel and footwear sizes are needed!

Appropriate items for donations include: 

  • Suits
  • Dress shirts
  • Blouses
  • Slacks
  • Jackets
  • Skirts
  • Dress shoes
  • Ties
  • Belts
  • Scarves

JMU Career Closet CANNOT accept the following: Winter Coats, Trench Coats, high-heeled shoes over 3 inches or strappy sandals.

How Can I Donate to the Career Closet?

In Person:
Students, faculty, staff, and local community members can drop off donations year round in the University Career Center (3rd floor of SSC) during our hours.

By Mail:
JMU University Career Center,
Student Success Center MSC 1016,
738 South Mason Street,
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807 


Contact Alyssa Hawley.

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