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Penn Libraries Student Employment Guidelines: Appearance: Ready to work

Appearance: Ready to Work

We expect students to come dressed ready to work and to appear available to help our patrons.

Below are some general guidelines for dress and appearance:


  • Revealing clothing
  • Hats (except religious headwear)
  • Headphones
  • Eating at the desk


  • Clean, unwrinkled
  • Projects a professional image
  • Business casual – Google it
  • When in doubt – ask your supervisor!