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UAB Career Center Suit Up event
Date: January 28, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: JCPenney at the Riverchase Galleria (2000 Galleria Cir., Hoover, AL 35244)
Transportation: We've got you covered with the Blazer Express!

The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) Career Center is excited to invite all Blazers to the Suit Up event at JCPenney. Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to enhance your professional wardrobe and dress for success. With a current OneCard, UAB students and alumni will be able to receive up to 30% off their purchases made in-store that day. Staff from the UAB Career Center and JCPenney will be onsite assisting with the shopping event.

Whether preparing for interviews, internships, or a future career, JCPenney has everything you need to dress the part and seize your future. Registration is available now on Handshake. For more information or inquiries, please contact careercenter@uab.edu.

What to Expect:

  • Free transportation to and from JCPenney
  • Exclusive discounts on career-ready clothing
  • A wide selection of professional attire to choose from

Important Note: To receive the discount on career-ready clothing, bring your current OneCard.

Blazer Express Schedule:

Departure from UAB Hill Center (14th St Side) to JCPenney:
  • 2:30 PM
  • 3:30 PM
  • 4:30 PM
Return Buses from JCPenney to UAB Hill Center:
  • 4:00 PM
  • 5:00 PM
  • 6:00 PM

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I pay for my purchases at JCPenney during the event?
JCPenney accepts various payment methods, including credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Be sure to inquire about any special discounts or deals available for the event.

Do I need to RSVP or register for the Suit Up event?
Yes, please register for the Suit Up event via Handshake.

Are there any accessibility accommodations available?
Yes, our team is ready to accommodate anyone in need. Email careercenter@uab.edu with your accommodation requests.

Who should I contact in case of an emergency during the event?
We'll share emergency contact information, including a point of contact for the event or JCPenney staff, in case you encounter any issues.

Where do I catch the Blazer Express to JCPenney?
The Blazer Express will be on the 14th Street side of the Hill Student Center.