WHAT IS THE STORE?
THE STORE is a Career Closet and Food Pantry for Carson-Newman University students in need of professional attire and/or facing food insecurities. The Career Closet is located in Baker 312, and the Food Pantry is located in Baker 310.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday: 1 - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Shopping is available by appointment by calling Student Success at 865-471-3567.
HOW DOES THE STORE WORK?
Students with a current C-N student ID may "shop" for three clothing items (plus accessories) per visit. Students are encouraged to keep the clothing for future career needs or professional development opportunities. Current students may also pick-up food items at no cost in the Food Pantry during operating hours.
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
Download a brochure about THE STORE
Make a gift donation to THE STORE (Directions — under "Designation: Fund" dropdown, select "Acorns to Oaks: Other" then type "The Store" in "Specify gift designation" area)
Commit a payroll deduction to THE STORE (C-N Employees Only)
Fulfill your service learning hours. Contact Tina Murrow if interested.
The Career Closet
The Career Closet serves as a resource for students who may not have the means to purchase career appropriate clothing. provides a way for students to access FREE business casual and professional attire for career fairs, interviews, and the workplace. Attire is generously donated by C-N faculty and staff, alumni, churches, and the business community.
The Food Pantry
Thanks to on-campus and community partnerships, current C-N students have access to non-perishable food items through the Food Pantry.