Trojan Career Closet

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Students: Need Professional Clothing?

Need professional clothing for an interview or event, but can’t afford it? The Trojan Career Closet can help, for FREE!  Bring your i.d. and come “shop” the closet!

Members of the UA Little Rock campus and the surrounding community are donating gently used business attire to benefit hardworking students like you. These items have been cleaned, organized, and made ready to help you dress for success.

Type of Items Available     Mirror

  • Men and women’s suits, Trousers
  • Skirts, Dresses
  • Blazers, Jackets
  • Blouses, Turtlenecks, Button-down dress shirts
  • Tote bags/briefcases
  • Ties/bow ties, Belts

Hours of Operation
Following its opening for the 2017 UALR Career and Internship Extravaganza, the Trojan Career Closet will be available for students to access by appointment on Mondays and Tuesdays. To set up an appointment, contact Felisha Thomas at frthoms@ualr.edu. Appointments will be made until the Trojan Career Closet resumes normal operating hours.

Q: Where is the Trojan Career Closet?

Map for Website

The Trojan Career Closet is located in rooms 102 and 103 of the Education Building. Come by room 102 when the TCC is open to register and pick a professional outfit.

History

The average student attends several interviews throughout his or her college and professional career. Many students find it difficult to afford attire for interviews, while others are misinformed about what is appropriate attire. In the spring of 2016, the Division of Student Affairs, College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, and College of Education and Health Professions worked together to create the Trojan Career Closet, whose mission is to encourage students to be career-focused and to dress for professional success. During the 2016 spring semester, one-hundred and fifty students earned the opportunity to “shop” through attending a career-focused workshop. The Office of Community and Career Engagement assumed responsibility for the Trojan Career Closet in spring 2017.

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HoWomen's Clothesw You Can Help

Drop off clean, gently used business attire at collection sites across campus. Check the list of approved items above!
If you need a tax receipt, drop off your donation at the Office of Community and Career Engagement, University Plaza, Suite 1100, located next to Harbor Freight. We will complete an “In-Kind Donation Form” and send you a receipt!

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2017 Community Partners

Oak Forest Cleaners (Fair Park)

2016 Community Partners
Oak Forest Cleaners (Fair Park), Buckle, Belk, Kohl’s, and Mayflower Transit, LLC.

The Trojan Career Closet appreciates the support it receives from sponsors and community partners. If your business is interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact the Office of Community and Career Engagement at 501-569-8292.