Fieldwork Dress Code

All students are required to adhere to the following dress code when visiting schools for field placements and student teaching.

All students:

  • No sweats, jeans, sneakers, casual wear.
  • No skin should be showing (mid section, cleavage, etc.), even when reaching over your head.
  • Excessive jewlery should be avoided.
  • Where possible, jewelry should be removed from piercing. (When not excessive, earrings are accepatable.)
  • Visible tattoos should be covered where possible.


  • Dress shirt
  • Tie
  • Dress slacks (worn at the waist)
  • Dress shoes


  • Dress (appropriate length) or
  • Dress blouse
  • Dress skirt (appropriate length) or slacks
  • Dress shoes

All students must meet or exceed the dress code of the local school district. If the local school district or school is more casual than these guidelines, these guidelines supersede them. If the district or school code is more formal, the local guidelines supersede these.