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'Cats Closet

 ****Important Notice****

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, NCA will be suspending the use of 'Cats Closet.  If you have questions regarding accessing 'Cats Closet or making a donation at a later date, please feel free to email 

’Cats Closet is a new service that offers students access to FREE gently used professional and business casual attire appropriate for career fairs, interviews, information sessions and the workplace. Our mission is to eliminate barriers that prevent students from looking and feeling their best as they navigate their internship and job search and enter the professional world.

Northwestern students can choose and keep up to 3 individual apparel items OR 1 suit per academic year. Attire includes: Suits, blazers, skirts, button-down shirts and blouses, dresses, shoes, ties, sweaters, and more!

’Cats Closet is open to all Northwestern students by appointment only and housed in NCA’s Interview Center (630 Lincoln St.). Email 'Cats Closet at to schedule an appointment.


’Cats Closet wouldn’t exist without generous donations of new or gently used professional and business casual attire. If you are interested in contributing to ’Cats Closet, we welcome donations of the following items that are clean and in good condition.  

  • Suits
  • Blazers
  • Skirts
  • Dress pants
  • Business causal pants/khakis
  • Button-down shirts and blouses
  • Dresses
  • Shoes
  • Ties/scarves
  • Sweaters

You may drop off donations at our main office (620 Lincoln St.) weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.


Contact 'Cats Closet at