Located at Park Residence Hall in the Eastern Tunnel, Cardinal Closet is a one-stop shop for all professional attire needs! Student Action Team, part of Housing and Residence Life, provides an array of free clothing for students who are in need. Access to Cardinal Closet is available through scheduling an appointment or coming during designated open hours.


Schedule an appointment through the button below. After submitting the request for an appointment, a confirmation email will be sent from sat@bsu.edu with further instructions and information. 

Schedule an Appointment

Open Hours | SPRING SEMESTER AY23-24
  • Tuesday, January 23, 11:00 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, February 8, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 21, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 5, 11:00 a.m. - noon
  • Thursday, March 21, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Thanks to the generosity of our campus community Cardinal Closet is overflowing with donations! Cardinal Closet receives many of its items through donations by staff and faculty members as well as Ball State Alumni. We accept business casual and business formal attire including suits, shoes, and accessories. 


If you have casual attire to donate, please reach out to 
The Lavender Door, an initiative overseen by the Multicultural Center that provides all Ball State students with free and discreet access to gender-affirming clothing.