Purple Threads

What is Purple Threads?

Purple Threads is a professional closet offering free professional clothes to current UAlbany students. Students are asked to show their ID at the entrance and are allowed to choose three pieces of clothing per semester.

We are located in Campus Center, Room 323, on the west side of the building's third floor. Our Fall 2022 hours are:

  • Monday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Tuesday: 4:30 to 6 p.m.

  • Wednesday: 1 to 5:30 p.m.

  • Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

A clothing rack loaded with suits and other professional clothing is positioned inside an atrium.

 

How can I donate to Purple Threads?

We greatly appreciate all donations. If you're interested in donating, please follow the following donation guidelines.

  • Women's clothing: We are currently accepting sizes Extra Small to Extra Large.

  • Men's clothing: We are currently accepting sizes Extra Small to Extra Large. We are especially in need of size Small suits.

We inspect all donations when they are dropped off to ensure the clothing is in great condition for our students and will return any unusable clothing to you before you leave.

Donations can be dropped off in Campus Center, Room 323, Our Fall 2022 donation hours are:

  • Monday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Questions?

Please email Purple Threads Coordinator Violette Davenport at [email protected].