Cronkite School Employee Attire

Business Attire

Cronkite School employees are expected to dress in either business or business casual attire. Please note: Newsrooms and other student professional programs may have additional requirements for business attire. Additionally, the Cronkite School supports the university’s Maroon and Gold Fridays; employees are encouraged to wear ASU colors on Fridays.

Examples of acceptable attire include, but are not limited to:

  • Pants consisting of khaki-type trousers, slacks and jeans that do not have holes;
  • Shirts/tops consisting of casual shirts, ASU t-shirts, polo shirts, blouses or sweaters;
  • Casual dresses or skirts with modest hemlines; and
  • Footwear consisting of sneakers, loafers, boots, flats, heels or sandals.

Examples of unacceptable attire include, but are not limited to:

  • Jeans with holes;
  • Hats worn indoors;
  • Sweatpants, shorts, spandex or other form-fitting pants (unless the top covers the buttocks);
  • Shirts/tops consisting of spaghetti strap tank tops, halter tops, tops with bare shoulders (unless worn under a sweater, blouse or jacket), tops that reveal the midsection or have a low neckline;
  • Dresses or skirts that are above mid-thigh or have spaghetti straps (unless worn under a sweater, blouse or jacket).

More examples of business casual attire can be found here, and more examples of business attire can be found here

ASU’s policy for university staff appearance can be found at SPP 801: Employee Conduct and Work Rules.