One hallmark of a our student athletes is his/her neat and proper appearance. The normal dress code requires that a student wear a suit jacket, sports coat, or official school sweater along with a dress shirt (i.e., one designed to be worn with a tie), dress slacks and dress shoes with dress socks. Clothes should be neat, clean and in good repair—i.e., no holes, tears, etc. Extremes in both dress and hairstyle are to be avoided.


  • Dress shirts are to be worn with properly knotted and positioned ties. Denim, flannel and corduroy shirts are not dress shirts; nor are Hawaiian shirts or those with large decals and lettering/numbering. Shirts must be properly buttoned and tucked into pants.

  • Dress slacks only are to be worn. No denim look-alikes; no pants with external pockets (sewn onto pants), decals, or lettering; no balloon pants, cargo pants, fatigues or sweat pants are permitted.

  • Belts or suspenders must be worn with pants; belts with studs/metal points are not permitted.

  • Pants should not be overly turned up at the cuff.

  • Dress shoes only are to be worn. Sneakers, sneaker look-alikes, athletic shoes, or athletic look-alikes are prohibited as are shoes whose primary purpose is athletic. Clogs, sandals, moccasins are not acceptable. Footwear with thick white rubber-like soles are not permitted.

  • Boots may be worn only during seriously inclement weather; the dean will decide and communicate such times to students. If boots are worn, pants may not be tucked into the boots.

  • Appropriate dress socks should be worn with dress shoes; ankle socks and those normally worn for athletic purposes are not considered dress socks.

  • Suit jackets/sports coats or official school sweaters must be worn between classes in all common areas (halls, offices, etc.). With the permission of the teacher, jackets may be removed in the classroom. Denim, leather, or any jacket with decals, emblems, or lettering is not permitted during the school day.

  • Athletic (i.e., varsity) jackets/coats are not permitted to be worn in place of suit jackets, sports coats or official school sweaters. Sweatshirts with or without hoods are not permitted. If a student is cold, he may wear a suitable sweater/cardigan (one that reveals a student’s tie) under his jacket.

  • All clothing should fit properly.

  • Hair must be kept neat, clean and well-groomed; a student’s hair may not be dyed, hanging below his eyebrows, cut into any degree of “Mohawk” fashion or have lines or designs shaved into it. Hair that hangs below the neck must be secured in an appropriate manner so that it appears neat.

  • Facial hair, if neat, is permitted under the discretion of your advisor.

  • Hats must not be worn inside school buildings. Hats worn in the building may be confiscated and may not be returned until the final day of school.

  • Earrings, if of a small, stud-type, are permitted (no more than one per ear) Oversized studs, “spacers,” hoop earrings and those dangling below the ear are considered inappropriate and in violation of the dress code. Other “body jewelry,” including nose rings and the like, is prohibited.

  • Tattoos are not to be visible during school hours.

  • ID cards must be in the student’s possession at all times. Failure to have an ID card is a violation of the dress code as well as prevents a student from opening school doors.

  • Students in violation of the dress code will receive a minimum of 2 hours of training taken off. Repeated dress code infractions will result in escalated penalties.