Policy on Professional Appearance and Attire

 Faculty, staff, and students are responsible for the enforcement of this policy. Infractions will be addressed immediately with the offending party and corrective action will be taken. The student/employee may be asked to leave and change into appropriate attire.


The following dress is unacceptable for all faculty, staff, and students on the premises of the Fairmont State University Aviation Center of Excellence while school is in session and during breaks:

  • Form-fitting pants, i.e., yoga, or leggings, cut-off pants, or sweat pants
  • Dresses, skirts, or shorts that have hemlines should be measured by finger length - How do you measure finger length? Clothing hem should not be any longer than the end of your middle finger when it is resting straight against your thigh.
  • Tight clothing (Clothing must be of sufficient size to conceal undergarments, tattoos, piercings, and/or exposed skin and waistbands must be worn at waist level)
  • Midriff tops, halters, tops with revealing necklines, single or multiple tank tops/muscle shirts unless covered by an acceptable jacket, shirt, or sweater
  • T-shirts with inappropriate verbiage or pictures
  • Flip-flops
  • Torn or tattered clothing


Flight students will maintain professional hair standards that do not interfere with the wearing of flight headgear or hinder vision. 

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