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Professional Clothing Closet




The Professional Clothing Closet (PCC) is moving to the Basic Needs Center (TC 106)!
Rentals will be available this Fall August 30, 2022 by appointment! 

What is the Professional Clothing Closet (PCC)?

The Professional Clothing Closet is a free suit rental service for UC Merced students. Our professional closet has items including suits, jackets, pants, and skirts. Students can borrow attire for interviews or other occasions where professional clothing is required. Students may borrow the clothing for up to five business days, or for longer periods of time if needed.
Students wishing to rent apparel should bring a valid CatCard with them.


  • Garment Cleaning Policy: Every garment is dry-cleaned after use and then returned to inventory for other students to rent.
  • Available to: All enrolled UC Merced Students - Undergraduate and Graduate Students
  • Fall 2022 Hours of Operation: (by appointment only begining August 30, 2022):
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9am-12pm 
    • Wednesdays: 12-4pm
    • Book an appointment! (Link to Calendly coming soon!)
  • Location: Basic Needs Center (TC106)
Suits were provided at cost by the JCPenney store at the Merced Mall. Generous financial support provided by: The UC Merced Alumni AssociationUniversity Friends CircleLevi Strauss & Co.Enterprise Rent-A-Car and many individual donations.



Donations of used clothing are not currently being accepted.
Please visit to make a financial contribution to the Professional Clothing Closet.

The Center for Career and Professional Advancement


Learn about your unique talents and interests, build job readiness skills, build a stellar resume and cover letter, explore your career options fully, and get experience while you are still in school. The Center for Career and Professional Advancement is here to help no matter where you are in the process of planning your future. Visit their page for resources and information! 



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