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Classroom Dress Code

Dress Speak is a phrase used to express how clothing and the way it is tailored and worn translates into personal statement.  It is shared in the professional world that image and impressions are instantaneous and long lasting and perceptions of dress and grooming (right or wrong) affect:

  • Professionalism
  • Sophistication level
  • Intelligence
  • Credibility

Unacceptable Attire in the classroom may include pajama pants, shirts with logos or messages that may be offensive to others, hats/caps, midriff-bearing clothes, strapless tops or dresses, tank tops, bedroom slippers.

Please note that the dress code for clinical and simulation is referred under a separate policy.

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