Our mission is to provide University of Iowa students, postdoc, faculty, and staff with access to quality, new or used, professional clothing at no cost.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Each semester, any student, postdoc, faculty or staff member can obtain up to 5 free professional attire items to be used for interviews, jobs, class presentations, and more. These 5 items are yours to keep forever, free of charge!


The Clothing Closet at Iowa is located in room G200 of the Iowa Memorial Union. This space is on the Ground Floor of the IMU and is shared with Food Pantry.

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To give a monetary donation to the Clothing Closet through the University of Iowa Center for Advancement, please select "see additional options or make multiple gifts" and then "other." Specify it should be given to the Clothing Closet at Iowa.

The Clothing Closet at Iowa also accepts monetary donations in the form of cash or check (make payable to "Clothing Closet at Iowa"). Donations can be accepted at the office of the Dean of Students in 135 IMU.

Clothing Donations

We are now accepting all types of professional, business wear. Please ensure all donated items do not have stains, rips, etc. You can drop off donations directly to the Clothing Closet anytime during open hours. Thank you!

Annual Basic Needs Report

Fiscal Year 2023 Annual Basic Needs Report

Media About The Clothing Closet

Read more about the Clothing Closet on KWWL News 7

"So often, professional clothes can be inaccessible and super expensive to students on a college budget … we’re hoping to knock down those barriers to success.”

 - Lindsey Meyer - Daily Iowan

Summer 2024 Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday: 12:00 - 5:00pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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