Origination date: 10/1/93
Revised: 1/1/2000
Applicability: Academic Professionals, Administrators, Classified Staff, Faculty, Service Professionals

Purpose

The purpose of the dress code policy is to ensure safety and promote a professional image of the university and its departments.

Dress Code

Department heads shall have the right to prescribe certain reasonable standards of dress and appearance of their employees. These standards may be established to ensure the safety of employees, to maintain an appearance of neatness and cleanliness among employees, or to further other purposes related to conducting university business.

Department heads that wish to establish a departmental dress code are encouraged to consult with a Human Resources Department representative. Dress codes must be communicated to all employees.