Career Closet

Notice: The Career Closet is temporarily closed while we prioritize community health and safety. Appointments and donation drop-offs will be available again when the college resumes normal operations. 

The DVC Career Closet enhances students' career readiness and boosts confidence by providing free professional attire and educational programming.

For more information, visit the Career and Transfer Center at the Student Services Center, room 202, on Pleasant Hill Campus, call 925-969-2135, or email us at careertransfer@dvc.edu

Visit the Closet

Shopping Experience

  • During your Career Closet appointment, you'll browse the Career Closet and pick out your items to compose your professional outfit that you get to keep for free.
  • You can visit the Career Closet once per term.

Make an Appointment

Request your appointment to visit the Career Closet during our Spring 2020 operating hours:

  • Tuesdays 3pm-5pm
  • Wednesdays 3pm-5pm
  • Fridays 11am-1pm

If these times do not work for you, contact us by stopping by the Career and Transfer Center at SSC 202 on Pleasant Hill campus, calling 925-969-2135, or emailing careertransfer@dvc.edu

Donate to the Closet

Career Services hosts a donation drive once per semester to increase inventory for the Career Closet. Donations are tax deductible. 

Donation Guidelines

  • Professional, business, or business causal attire
  • Reflect current fashion trends (within the last five years)
  • Clean and ready-to-wear in good condition

Requested Items

  • Professional shirts, tops, blouses, sweaters, blazers, jackets
  • Pants, slacks, skirts, dresses
  • Professional accessories such as scarves, ties, belts, shoes
  • All sizes, especially plus and petite
  • Fashion for all genders 

Items that do not meet these guidelines will be donated to other local organizations or disposed of at the discretion of Career Services staff. 

More Resources

Professional Dress Resources

Check out our Career Closet Pinterest board for resources on how to dress professionally. Get inspired by snazzy business looks, watch videos on how to tie a tie, and more!