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Dress for Success

Whether you’re seeking a new job or are already in a position, the impression you give matters.

See some tips below on what attire you should wear for the workplace to put your best foot forward.

To learn more about how to dress for success, visit the Career Services webpage.

Professional dress for women

Dress for Success for Women

  • Dark colored, conservative dress, suit, or slacks
  • Coordinated blouse
  • Moderate shoes
  • Limited jewelry
  • Neat, professional hairstyle
  • Sparse make-up
  • Manicured nails

Professional dress for men

Dress for Success for Men

  • Dark colored, conservative suit (dark slacks and blazer can also be worn)
  • White or light blue long sleeve shirt
  • Conservative tie
  • Dark socks, professional shoes
  • Limited jewelry
  • Neat, professional hairstyle
  • Neatly trimmed nails