Here to help Kent State students look & feel their best! The Career Closet provides donated items at no cost for all Kent State University students who need an appropriate outfit for an interview, career fair, or other professional event. Any student, staff, or faculty member with a current flashcard can access the Career Closet.

The Kent State Career Closet is growing! 

Started as an idea of a few female staff members looking for ways to give back and help students, the Career Closet has gone from that casual conversation to a multi-site organization, with the potential for events, pop-up shops, and more. 

View Styling the Career Closet: "A" Magazine article

Shop

Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to "shop" the career closet M-F, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Located in Career Exploration and Development, 261 Schwartz Center, the closet has a variety of items including shirts/blouses, blazers, pants/slacks, belts, ties, and more! There is no cost to you and the items are yours to keep, simply fill our a quick form to let us know what you took so we can track our items! We recommend dry cleaning or washing before wear.

Donate

We accept gently used, professional/career attire year round. To donate, please email career@kent.edu or call 330-672-2360 to schedule a drop-off. Any items we cannot keep in the closet will be taken to the local, county clothing center.

The Career Closet is a Collaboration of:

Women's Center logoCareer Exploration and Development logo LaunchNET Kent State logo

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