The Career Closet is now open by appointment only. Students, use BoilerConnect to schedule a 30-minute session. Once in BoilerConnect, select CCO/Career Development and Job Search.

Announcement – JCPenney Suit-Up Event, Fall 2021

The CCO is pleased to announce the Purdue-JCPenney Partnership continues with another JCPenney Suit-Up Event. This event will provide students with steeply discounted attire appropriate for interviewing with prospective employers. Plan ahead for career fairs or virtual interviews and order early!

Image of the JCPenney Suit Up event

To take advantage of the 'extra 30% off' offer, text BOILERS to 67292 to receive an individual coupon code. The Purdue University online event is August 29 - September 4, 2021.

Shop online or in-store. 

  • Visit the JCPenney Suit-Up webpage for additional information:
  • JCP has set-up the event requiring a coupon to receive the discount.  Purdue has been assigned a unique coupon.  Purdue students, faculty, staff, and alumni can use this coupon online or in-store and must text BOILERS to 67292 to receive an individual coupon code. The system will kick back a notification if incorrect information is entered.
  • The ‘take an extra 30% off’ individual coupon can be used on select merchandise for a one-time purchase so make sure to have all the items you need in your shopping cart before checking out.
  • You may use your coupon anytime now through October 31, 2021, either online or in-store.
  • Enjoy shopping!

Accepting Donations, Fall 2021

Career Closet logo
Giving Boilermakers confidence, one suit at a time.

The Career Closet is now accepting donations

Physical Donations
Please contact the Career Closet Coordinator by email at to discuss the type of items and schedule a drop-off time.  If you are out of the area and wish to mail items, use the address below.

Monetary Donations
If it is easier for you to make a monetary donation, these are accepted as well.  Please write your check made payable to ‘Purdue University’ and on the subject/memo line write ‘CCO Career Closet’ then send to the address below.  This will ensure your donation will be used expressly for the purchase of items to benefit students in need who visit the Career Closet.

Purdue University
CCO Career Closet
Young Hall, Room 132
155 S. Grant St.
West Lafayette IN 47907

Thank you so much for your generosity and thinking of our students!