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R’Professional Career Closet

R'Professional Career Closet

At the University of California, Riverside, and the heart of the Career Center, is career readiness...

 The R’Professional Career Closet was designed to provide students with the tools to prepare for the workforce through creating access to professional attire for interviews, career fairs, and/or networking events. Our goal is to prepare UCR students to be competitive as they transition from education to employment by eliminating any and all barriers. Come visit the R’Professional Career Closet located in the Bear’s Den (HUB 105) during our open hours.

Spring 2024 Hours of Operations*

  • Mondays 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Tuesdays 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Wednesdays 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Thursdays 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Fridays 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mission Statement

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Our mission is to connect, inspire, and empower all UC Riverside students to become the most career-ready talent in the global workplace.

How it Works

  1. Current UCR students can come into the R'Professional Career Closet located in the Bear's Den (HUB 105) during opening hours to choose up to three professional clothing items (or one outfit) per quarter. 
  2. Students can take these items at absolutely no cost to them when they fill out an electronic check out form during their visit. 

How to Help 


If you have professional clothing you can spare, please donate it to R’Professional Career Closet. Your clothing will go to a student who is interviewing for a job but doesn’t have appropriate business attire. To donate your gently used professional attire, sign up for an upcoming donation drive or schedule by appointment only with our interns for a drop off date through this Community Partner Donation Request Form

  • Donation Requirements

    Clothing should be:  

    • Clean 
    • Free of tears and stains 
    • Ready to wear 
    • Good to excellent quality 
    • Purchased within the last five years and/or current with fashion 
    • Appropriate for an interview 

    Ideas for Donations:  

    • Two piece suits 
    • Jackets and blazers 
    • Blouses and dress shirts 
    • Dress pants and skirts 
    • Business dresses 

    *Clothing that does not meet the above criteria will be donated. 

  • Make a Financial Contribution
    Make a Financial Contribution

    Your financial donations to the R'Professional Career Closet will have a direct and transformative impact on students. Your support reduces financial burdens, fosters inclusivity, and creates a lasting positive effect on students' careers and lives. 

    Donation Fund Site

  • Organize a Clothing Drive
    Organize a Clothing Drive

    Rally your work colleagues and/or members of your professional association to make it a group collection. We will provide donation boxes and marketing materials as well as coordinate drop-off/pick-up accommodations. Contact our R’Professional Career Closet team at  for further details. 

For more information, contact the R'Closet at

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