Professional Clothing Closet

Come preparedThe Professional House of Garments, aka The P.H.O.G., provides a way for students to access free professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews, and the workplace.

Visit The P.H.O.G. for suits, blazers, skirts, button-down shirts, and more to help you look your best and make a lasting positive impression as you enter the professional world.

Location

The professional clothing closet is available to any KU student and is open Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, in Summerfield Hall, Room 206. Please check-in at the front desk.

Clothing Donations

Acceptable items include full suits, jackets/blazers, professional shirts, slacks, skirts, professional dresses, ties, briefcases, and portfolios. Donations may be dropped off at Summerfield Hall, Room 206, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How many items can I have from The P.H.O.G.?
A: You are welcome to take as many items as you need from The P.H.O.G.
 
Q: Do I have to return the items I take?
A: No, you are welcome to keep the items you select from The P.H.O.G.
 
Q: I heard you are only allowed to use The P.H.O.G. for interviews. Is this true?
A: No, you are welcome to use The P.H.O.G. for any career-related obligation, including networking events, interviews, starting a new job, career fairs, and more.
 
Q: Who is eligible to use The P.H.O.G.?
A: All current KU students have access to The P.H.O.G., regardless of degree level or major. Additionally alumni who have graduated within the past 6 months may also use The P.H.O.G.
 
Q: I'm not sure how to put together a professional-looking outfit. Can the UCC help me?
A: Yes. You can either check out our resources on professional image, or make an appointment with one of our Career Coaches for additional help.
 
Q: How much does it cost to use The P.H.O.G.?
A: Current KU students and those who have graduate within the past 6 months can utilize The P.H.O.G. for free!
 
Q: Are donations tax deductible?
A: Yes, you may ask for a receipt when you drop off donations in Summerfield Hall, room 206.
 

The Career Opportunities Fund accepts donations to support The P.H.O.G. clothing closet and other career initiatives for KU students.


Free Food Resource

Location: 4th floor, Kansas Union

All KU students, faculty, staff, and community members  are welcome to free meals, ingredients, snacks, and produce.

  1. Monday, April 22, 2019
    Kansas Union, 4th Floor Lobby
  2. Monday, April 22, 2019
    12:30 pm and 7:00 pm
    109 Blake Hall
  3. Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    7:00 - 8:30 pm
    220 Best Hall, KU Edwards Campus, 12600 S. Quivira Road Overland Park, KS 66213

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