Uniform Information

Uniforms and equipment that will be issued to Rooks when they arrive

 

Rooks will be issued the following items in their Rook Kit:

  • 1 Footlocker
  • 1 Rook Book
  • 1 Rook Cap
  • 1 Basso
  • 1 Lanyard
  • 1 Notebook
  • 1 Trash Can
  • 1 Hydration System
  • 1 Cleaning Kit
  • 1 Camo Paint
  • 1 Laundry Bag
  • 1 Gold Blanket
  • 1 Maroon Blanket
  • 1 Belt w/ Brass Buckle
  • 1 Rigger Belt
  • 1 Reflective Belt
  • 1 White Name Tag
  • 3 ACU Name Tapes
  • 1 Pair Boot Bands
  • 1 Pair Shirt Stays
  • 1 Robe
  • 1 Knit Hat
  • 4 Pair Boot Socks
  • 2 ACU Shirts
  • 2 ACU Trousers
  • 2 ACU T-Shirts
  • 1 Sweat Suit
  • 1 Running Suit
  • 4 PT T-Shirts
  • 4 Pair Running Shorts
  • NU Uniform Insignia
  • Shower Shoes

Rooks will be issued the following during the week they arrive:

  • 3 S/S White Shirts
  • 1 Garrison Cap
  • 1 White Service Cover
  • 1 Gray Service Cover
  • 1 ACU Cover
  • 1 Campus Jacket
  • 1 Tunic
  • 2 Pair Gray Trousers
  • 1 Black Rain Jacket
  • 1 Pair Black Gloves w/Liner
  • 1 Laundry Bag

Rooks will be issued the following during the fall semester:

  • 1 Coatee
  • 1 Pair White Trousers
  • 1 Fleece Jacket
  • 1 ACU Field Jacket
  • 1 Pair White Suspenders
  • 2 L/S Black Shirts
  • 1 Pair White Gloves

Note

All Rook issue items may not be available for immediate distribution.

Rooks serving in the National Guard or reserve may bring equipment and uniforms required for weekend drills.

Student athletes are required to wear a sports coat, dress shirt, tie, dress pants and shoes when traveling to an away game. Rooks who join a varsity team are permitted to bring the appropriate clothing.

Cadet shoes and boots

Shoes: These will be plain black leather or patent leather military style. The shoes will have a non-contrasting sole and normal standard heel. Rubber soles are recommended due to the climate in Vermont.
Boots: Boots will be tan, military-style combat boots. All boots must lace up and may not have zippers. Cold-weather boots are recommended due to the climate in Vermont.

Recruits with questions, or have difficulty finding the correct boot or shoe should contact the Cadet Uniform Store at 802-485-2206.

Rooks are highly encouraged to wear and break in shoes and boots prior to arrival.

Note

Rooks with prior military experience may bring military-issue shoes.

Recommended shoes and boots

Shoes

The shoes must be a low‚Äźquarter black tie shoe. Leather or high gloss may be worn. For examples, visit Bates Footwear.

Boots

The boots must be a tan 8-inch Field Boot. No side zippers allowed. For examples, visit
Belleville Shoe
Bates Footwear.

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