Academy Girls’ Dress Code

Athletic Dress
Appropriate for sports participation and Fitness Center Gym.

Acceptable

  • Athletic pants, loose fitting pants or blue jeans, or knee length, loose-fitting shorts
  • Loose fitting shirts
  • Athletic dress should not be worn in Old Main, the Dining Complex, or the library

 

Casual Dress
Appropriate for on- or off-campus activities and athletic events

Acceptable

  • Athletic pants, loose-fitting pants or blue jeans
  • Loose-fitting casual T-shirts or sweatshirts
  • Athletic shoes

 

Class Dress
Required for a school day

Acceptable

  • Loose-fitting dresses and skirts including denim
  • Non-casual or casual shoes/sandals
  • Loose-fitting modest tops
  • Hoodies or sweatshirts may be MBA promotional items or have branding smaller than a hand

 

Announced Cold Days

Acceptable

  • Tan, black, gray, or navy khaki-type pants
  • Loose-fitting

 

Semiformal and Formal Dress

For banquets, plays, concerts, recitals, and when announced

Acceptable

  • Formal dresses
  • Concert attire
  • Dress shoes

 

General Guidelines Clothing

  • Hemlines and slits must come to the top of the knee at all times
  • All clothing must be loose fitting
  • Necklines may not be lower than 3 fingers-width from the collarbone in front and 5 fingers-width from the base of the neck in back
  • Sleeveless garments are not permitted
  • Tops must be long enough to cover all skin at all times
  • Clothing of sheer or revealing material may be worn only when the garment underneath conforms to normal dress guidelines
  • Clothing should not be ripped, patched, torn, or inappropriately faded
  • Leggings and tights are to be solid neutral or dark color
  • Hair is to be cut in a feminine style and should be a natural color
  • Tattoos, body piercing, and body branding are not permitted
  • A maximum of three earrings may be worn in each ear: two earrings in each lobe and one cartilage piercing in each ear

 

Note: Due to the blatant endorsement of nudity, promiscuity, and immoral lifestyle of

Abercrombie and Fitch and Hollister Co. – as evidenced by their catalog and general advertising – the

Academy deems it necessary and appropriate to ban any clothing that bears their name, trademarks, or

other visible evidence of association with Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister Co.