First Impressions provides Central Michigan University students with free professional attire for interviews, job fairs, and other professional events. This resource helps students make a positive first impression in both their classrooms and careers. All CMU students are eligible to apply and can request clothing by filling out a request form and indicating why business attire is requested.

First Impressions Style Bags

First Impressions is holding virtual appointments for the Spring Semester beginning Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Schedule your virtual appointment through Handshake (see instructions below) and meet with a Team Member via Microsoft Teams at your appointment time. When scheduling, add your detailed measurements for the best fit. At the appointment we will hand select clothing pieces and prepare your personalized Style Bag to be picked up at the Career Development Center.


To schedule an appointment, please visit Handshake and log-in using your Global Id and password. Click on "Career Center" in the top right corner and select appointments. Select "First Impressions Virtual Style Bag Appointment" and choose a day and time that works best for you to meet virtually with a stylist.

Clothing Pick-up & Drop-Off Location:

  • Career Development Center (Ronan Hall 240)  
  • Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Questions? Email firstimpressionscmu@gmail.com.

STAFF ADVISOR:  Erica O'Toole (palen1ea@cmich.edu)


Meredith Wiles (wiles1mj@cmich.edu)

Chin Lee (lee1ct@cmich.edu)