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. 

However, for information about how to get professional attire at a discount, check out our Suit Up program (details below). We've gone virtual this year!


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

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 operating hours.

Note: Appointments are currently paused while campuses are closed for health and safety. We look forward to serving students again when we are safely able. 

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. 

Suit Up Program

Suit Up Program

Be best dressed for success with the Career Closet's Suit-Up program - virtual this year! In partnership with JCPenney, get exclusive deals on professional attire and accessories to make sure you look and feel great for interviews, career fairs, and jobs.

Text DVC to 67292 to receive your Extra 30% off coupon.

Suit Up FlyerSuit Up Merch List

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!