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Career Development

The Warhawk Wardrobe

A professional Career Closet

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The Warhawk Wardrobe is a career closet initiated by ULM’s First Lady, Dr. Christine Berry, in partnership with the Career Development Office. The career closet allows Warhawk students to obtain business attire from a wide selection of clothing donated by ULM employees, alumni, and community professionals. It is available to current ULM students who need career appropriate clothing for the purpose of participating in on/off-campus interviews and professional events. The Warhawk Wardrobe is located in the University Library, room 201E. Our goal is to ensure that the best on the bayou look their best throughout their job search so they can make a positive impression as they enter the professional sector.



The Warhawk Wardrobe hours are 8:30-10:30 a.m., and 12:30-2:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday. Students unable to visit during regular hours can make an appointment with a wardrobe specialist in the Career Development Office in the Student Center (Student Union Building) or by calling 318-342-5338. 
Clothing is free to all ULM students. Depending upon inventory, students may typically choose one complete outfit per semester. Sizes and availability cannot be guaranteed. ULM alumni may also utilize The Warhawk Wardrobe up to six months after graduation.
Students are free to choose any clothing items according to their gender identity.
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Donations should be cleaned or dry cleaned. Donated items should be in good-to-excellent condition and current with fashion. Black, gray, navy, beige/khaki, white, or other neutral colors are preferred for business suits.
  • New or gently used clothing in the business casual to business professional range for men and women, all sizes (unable to accept jeans and t-shirts)
  • Men's and women's suits
  • Blouses, shirts, and dresses
  • Men and women's dress pants
  • Belts, ties, accessories
  • Gently worn shoes
  • Men and women's undershirts and dress socks (new)
Clothing Donations
Donations can be delivered to the Career Development Office, Student Center by the Student Union Building, during regular business hours, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7:30-11:30 a.m. on Friday. 
Tax-deductible donation forms are available at the Career Development Office. A valuation guide to help estimate the value of the donation will be provided. If donated attire is not utilized after a reasonable amount of time, or if the clothing is not professional, it will be donated to a consignment/thrift store. 
Monetary donations
Monetary donations are accepted for The Warhawk Wardrobe to purchase clothing and for maintenance. For information, contact the Career Development Office at 318-342-5338 or careerdevelopment@ulm.edu, or the ULM Foundation at 318-342-3636 or foundation@ulm.edu. 
Donations by check should be payable to ULM Foundation, memo line: Warhawk Wardrobe Account and mailed to the ULM Foundation, 700 University Ave., Monroe, LA 71209.