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Professional Clothing Closet for Bennies to use for a specific educational or professional event.  One outfit free of charge to students who are granted access.

When: The Closet is open for Bennies the following days/times: Monday and Friday from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Sunday and Thursday from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Appointments available if necessary.

Where: Murray Hall 004.

How: To request access, go to the Institute for Women’s Leadership page on the CSB/SJU website and select the “Bennie Career Closet” side bar.  Then, click the link and fill out the form.

Why: The purpose of this closet is to ensure that all Bennies have access to clothing for educational opportunities and professional advancement.  This closet hopes to give access to Bennies who may not otherwise have it.

Donate: There will be clothing drives throughout the semester. Dates are yet to be determined. Donations dropped off outside of drives should be brought to Murray Hall Office 155. 

Mailed donations should be sent to the following address:

College of Saint Benedict

c/o Career Closet Donations, Murray Hall

37 South College Avenue

Saint Joseph, MN 56374

Donations dropped off in the Twin Cities should be brought to the following address: Ask for Bennie Alum Dede*

Click Media Team

1121 Jackson Street NE, Suite 143

Minneapolis, MN 55413


We would love...  professional clothing, gently used/new items, blouses, women's suits, pants, jewelry/accessories, skirts, dresses, blazers, shoes, and work shirts.

Please avoid...  worn out, damaged, or dirty items; outdated pieces; casual clothing.

If you have any questions about the closet, feel free to email Hannah Salto ([email protected]) or Marcia Mahlum ([email protected]). Also feel free to contact our Student Manager Cristal Encarnacion ([email protected]).