Truman’s Closet

A young woman looks at racks of clothing at Truman's Closet and gives a thumbs up.

Mission Statement

The mission of Truman’s Closet is to offer MU students, faculty and staff the ability to borrow professional business attire free of charge. This service will also aim to strengthen students’ professional etiquette and image through educational opportunities.


Hitt Street Parking Structure (enter off of Elm Street)
299 Hitt Street
Columbia, MO 65211

Hours of Operation

We are closed for the remainder of the school year and will re-open in February 2021.

Commonly Asked Questions

Who is eligible to borrow from Truman’s Closet?

Any MU Health Care or Mizzou student, staff, or faculty with a valid University ID is eligible to borrow from the closet!

What services are available?

Truman’s Closet offers three predominant services:

  • Business attire rentals. Have a job interview coming up, but not the money to spend on a new suit or dress to wear to it? Truman’s Closet has a variety of business attire items in an array of sizes available to borrow free of charge.
  • Cap and Gown rentals. Need a cap and gown to wear to graduation? Cap and gowns can be rented through Truman’s Closet.
  • Educational opportunities. Truman’s Closet also has a variety of resources available to help ensure that your interview goes as smoothly as possible
How can I help?

Truman’s Closet is always accepting donations of business attire, winter coats, and caps and gowns. Any donations from suits and slacks to heels and dresses is greatly appreciated at any time. Donations can be dropped off at the Center for Student Involvement front desk at the MU Student Center or at Truman’s Closet during operational hours.

Ready to rent clothing?

Visit Truman’s Closet Facebook albums to see our online catalogue of women’s, men’s, and gender neutral attire.