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 Staff Dress Codes


From:  "Anton, Patricia" <PANTON@admin.housing.uiuc.edu>
Date:  Fri, 15 Sep 2000 11:29:21 -0500

1. We have no formal "dress code" here in Residential Life at University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Some departments within Housing
(Conference Services, Dining Services) have "uniforms" - mainly polo
shirts with the Department's logo.   Residential Life professionals at
the hall level typically "dress for their day" - dress up for meetings
outside of the hall with other professionals; dress very casually for
contact with students. Our central office staff tends to dress a bit more
professionally, but rarely in "conference wear" - suits.

2. We also do not have a formal policy within Residential Life regarding
relationships with students or other staff.  Supervisors typically cover
such matters, however, in their written expectations.  "Such
relationships are not encouraged" is pretty standard language".  The U of
Illinois does have formal policies regarding sexual harassment, but the
language is more directed toward faculty and students in their classes.
We do translate it for our staff & let them know it applies to them.


From:  Cari Murphy <murphyca@lewisu.edu>
Date:  Thu, 14 Sep 2000 12:46:32 -0500


Just this semester the office purchased 3 polo shirts for each of  our 9
graduate students and instituted a polo or better dress policy. So far,
the grads have been very cooperative and receptive to the concept.
Central staff members received 2 polos each and student office staff
received 1.

We purchased good quality polos with the departments logo embroidered on
the left chest.

Cari Murphy
Lewis University


From:  "Delate, John" <john.delate@purchase.edu>
Date:  Thu, 14 Sep 2000 10:53:00 -0400

At Purchase College we expect a business casual attire for
office coverage during the academic year.  In the summer months a less
formal attire is permitted.

John Delate
Residence Life


Date:  Wed, 13 Sep 2000 20:43:27 -0400
From:  danielle licitra <dlicitra@cisunix.unh.edu>


Your first question can easily be answered coming from the University of
New Hampshire.  Resident Hall Directors are allowed to wear any type of
clothing they choose.  The Department feels that the more "formal" the
dress, the less likely students will approach the R.H.D.


Danielle Licitra
Residential Life
The University of New Hampshire
Durham, N.H. 03824


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