First Impressions

You never get a second chance to make a “first impression” and that’s why we want to help you dress for success! Because of our generous community members, faculty, staff and students, you’ll find a huge selection of gently used, trendy business clothing and accessories that will help you make a lasting impression.

What is First Impressions?

First Impressions is an opportunity to take on your next challenge with confidence! A one-stop shop available for students in need that are looking to elevate their look for a job interview, career fair, or a networking event – at NO cost!

How to use this service?

  • Book Appointment
    Book an appointment with us online or pop by our office in UL 100
  • Student ID Card
    Present a valid student ID card
  • Pick your outfit
    Pick out a head-to-toe outfit that will make you stand out .
  • Dress to impress
    Choose over a huge selection of professional wear


Who can use this service?
This service is only available for full time Ontario Tech Students.
Do I have to pay and or return my items back?
Students who have obtain items from our service are not required to pay nor do they need to return the items. Once you’ve picked out your items, they are yours for life!
Why was this service created?
We understand that being a university student can have many financial barriers, which is why we created this service. You don’t need to choose between new clothes for your interview or your next meal – your outfit is on us!
Do you take clothing donations?
Absolutely! We kindly accept donations of new or gently-used clothing all year long. These items may include: shoes, blazers, belts and ties, suits/skirts/dress pants, dress shirts or blouses, handbags and other accessories.
Where can I drop-off donations?
You may drop off your donations at our offices, located at the UL 100 Portables. If you require other arrangements, please email us.
Didn’t find what you were looking for?
Ontario Tech Student Union and Mission Thrift Store Oshawa (1300 Simcoe Street North) have partnered together to offer you 50% off any item in the store. Offer only valid with student ID card.


You never get a second chance to make a “first impression” and that’s why we want to help you dress for success.

Ontario Tech Student Union
Front Desk

UL100 Portables
North Campus


Monday-Friday, 9am-4:30 p.m.