Staff and Faculty Uniform Manual
The Cadet Uniform and Student Dress Code
- The Cadet Uniform
- During the duty day all cadets must be in the uniform of the day in all administrative/academic buildings and classrooms, the Mess Hall, the Mill, on the Upper Parade Ground, and in other areas designated by the Regimental Commander. The authorized cadet duty uniforms include the Class A (tunic) and the summer and winter Class B uniforms (white or grey shirt with grey trousers), or, on Tuesdays, the Army Combat Uniform (ACU). The Regimental Commander may authorize the wearing of the ACU on other days due to inclement weather. The Physical Training Uniform is not an authorized duty day uniform and is not to be worn in classrooms.
- The Student Dress Code
- The dress code at Norwich University is established to promote the values and traditions upon which the University is founded. The dress code also promotes the proper discipline and decorum expected of all Norwich students. All students should dress with dignity and class.
- This dress code applies to all commuter students, resident civilian students, and cadets when not in uniform
- Appropriate Dress (From the N.U. Student Rules and Regulations — AY 09–10)
GeneralThe dress code at Norwich University is established to promote the values and traditions upon which the University is founded. Dress and grooming standards promote the professionalism expected of Norwich students (irrespective of lifestyle) as they prepare to enter their profession, graduate school or the workforce upon graduation.
- All students, when in uniform, are expected to be in a complete, properly fitting, well maintained uniform appropriate to the occasion or activity. All students, when in civilian attire are expected to wear proper, conservative attire, appropriate to the occasion. All students will wear appropriate attire (e.g. slacks and a shirt, jeans and a tee shirt, jeans and a sweater) and shoes at all times in all academic and administrative buildings, classrooms, and in the dining hall. Civilian students will wear business casual or business attire for special occasions when so announced. Examples of business casual attire include slacks and a shirt with collar, a casual skirt and top. Examples of business attire include a jacket and tie for men and a dress or pant suit for women. Students with questions regarding appropriate attire should contact the Dean of Students, Residence Life Staff, or an Assistant Commandant.6
- Hats, including visors, bandannas, skull caps or any head gear not authorized by a medical physician, are not allowed in the administrative and academic buildings or the dining hall at any time. Students will be asked to leave a facility until hats are removed.
- Wearing of any garments that display alcohol or drug related logos or symbols, other logos, slogans or sayings that contain profane or vulgar language is prohibited on the Norwich campus.
- Bare feet are not allowed in any academic or administrative building, classrooms, dining hall or The Mill. The wear of an undergarment shirt (athletic shirt, or white tee shirt), swimwear, sleepwear, pajamas, and PT clothing is not appropriate for wear in the dining hall or classrooms and is prohibited.