Casual business-wear is clothing that allows the employee to feel comfortable, yet always looks neat and professional. It includes comfortable pieces, such as cotton shirts and sweaters, and khaki pants and jeans.
The following are examples of acceptable casual business-wear: polo and oxford shirts, blouses, T-shirts, sweaters/cardigans, blazers/sport coats, casual pants, jeans, skorts, stirrup pants, casual skirts, hose, sneakers/tennis shoes, sandals, deck shoes, flat shoes, boots, and loafers.
The following are unacceptable clothing to wear: wrinkled, stained or dirty clothing, flashy, "loud" clothing, T-shirts with printed messages, athletic clothing, work-out clothes, beachwear, sweat-suits, shorts, lycra shorts, and halter tops. Check the fit of casual clothing, especially the length of pants, skirts and skorts.
Please consider the day's activities when determining what to wear. Gettysburg College does have a dress-down Friday policy, however, it is important to remember events scheduled for Fridays. In some cases, when visitors are coming to the office, it may be necessary to dress in normal business attire.
Managers and supervisors are expected to enforce this policy and deal with inappropriate dress issues.
Questions about an outfit, should be discussed with your supervisor before wearing it to work.