Students

Dress Code

Ties

Students must wear an acceptable four-in-hand necktie; string ties are not acceptable. Bowties may be allowed as a senior privilege.

Shirts

  • Dress shirt designed to be worn with a four-in-hand necktie
  • Long or short sleeved dress shirt of oxford or broadcloth material (not denim)
  • Solid white, blue, yellow, or pink dress color (on occasion and only with advance approval from the AP of Student Affairs, seniors, or other specified student groups, may be granted privilege to wear other appropriate dress shirts or specialty wear)
  • Monograms/logos (on shirts) must conform with the norms of good taste and be consistent with ideals stated in the Profile of the Graduate
  • Proper wear is the shirt tucked in (not bloused), collar and cuffs buttoned, tie snug to the collar
  • Seniors may wear the school issued community service T-shirts on Wednesdays in lieu of the regulation dress shirt.

Pants

  • Similar in style to Haggar, Dockers or Savane
  • May be pleated or plain front
  • Hems and cuffs must be tailored and properly stitched, not frayed
  • Pant legs must be straight and have a visible crease; • Pockets must be tailored on the inside of the pant
  • Solid color of khaki, navy blue, grey, black, brown or olive (Freshmen must wear khaki)
  • Must have belt loops and be worn with a dress belt or suspenders.

The following are not acceptable as regulation pants: denim or corduroy, patch pockets, extra decorative seams, elastic waistbands, excessively baggy pants, or pants with brads, studs, etc. Any visible chains (key chains, chain wallets, etc.) may not hang from pants during the school day.

Blazers

Beginning mid-fall and ending around spring break (exact dates change each year), freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are required to wear a navy blue blazer during the school day. Seniors may wear any appropriate sport coat.

Shoes

The appropriate shoe includes the following criteria:

  • Black, brown or cordovan in color and in good condition. Extreme colors such as white, blue, red or green are not permitted
  • Leather, composite or vibram sole (Sperry-style shoes of appropriate color and modest style are permitted; however, shoes with over-sized rubber soles or material that depict an extreme casual appearance are not permitted. Slippers or moccasins are not permitted)
  • Clean, in good repair, and consistent with Jesuit’s required dress-style attire.

Socks must be worn. Exceptions to the above require a note from a Jesuit Athletic Trainer, physician, or the Assistant Principal/Student Affairs. Seniors may be permitted to wear polished western boots with above criteria.