Captain’s Closet provides free, gently used professional clothing to students at UT Martin. Students check-in and can receive one free outfit.

How can I be eligible to participate in Captain’s Closet?

You will need to schedule a resume and mock interview appointment with a Career Planning and Development (CPAD) staff member and you should have an upcoming interview or career-related event to attend.

When is Captain’s Closet Open?

Captain’s Closet is open Monday – Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. in Boling University Center.

How much do outfits cost?

Outfits cost students nothing. The Martin and campus community donate the clothing so students can have professional clothing.

Where is Captain’s Closet?

Boling University Center, Room 210 (CPAD office).

What if I’m a graduate student?

You’re still a student. Any current student is welcome at Captain’s Closet.

What if I don’t want other students to know I shop there?

Captain’s Closet is staffed by professionals and individual appointments are arranged by a staff member. We definitely want you to feel comfortable using this resource.

Where can I donate clothing?

We accept donations throughout the year. The drop-off location is the Career Planning and Development office in Boling University Center, room 210. For more information, please email

What if my outfit needs alterations?

Contact Amy Bates in the CPAD office for a list of local seamstresses.

Who runs Captain’s Closet?

Captain’s Closet is run out of the CPAD office. The initiative was started in summer 2018 and continues to be a resource for students.