Dress Code
The first impression students have of instructors is their appearance. While there is not a University dress code, it is a good idea to think about it carefully. Casual clothing emphasizes accessibility to students, while more formal clothing emphasizes professionalism. If new instructors lack confidence about their ability to command the attention of the class, professional dress may provide an ego boost. Many teachers start with more formal dress and go to more informal clothing as the term progresses.