Prince Sultan University PSU
Policy Management System
Dress Code Policy

Policy Code: GV0018
Policy Name: Dress Code Policy
Date Created: 15 July 2020
Date of Current Review: 15 August 2020
Approved by: University Council
Date of Approval:


PSU was established with the vision of becoming the leading non-profit private university in the Kingdom and the Middle-East Region. Its aspiration is to provide quality higher education on par with that found in reputable higher educational institutions. The dress code policy in both campuses (female campus and male campus) is designed to help PSU to provide a consistent professional appearance to its stakeholders within and outside the university.


The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines on the dress code at PSU, demonstrating a professional and positive appearance its stakeholders.


This policy applies to all academic faculty members, administrative employees and students (undergraduate and graduate) at Prince Sultan University(PSU) regardless of their administrative rank, academic rank or major disciplines respectively.


As a reputable institution it is expected from all (Students, Faculty and administrative employees) to abide by Prince Sultan University Dress Code Policy. PSU employees and students must maintain an appropriate standard of dress and personal appearance and conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times both within the university or when representing PSU on any external platform.

Dress Code Policy for males:

  • Shorts are not permitted
  • Chest Revealing clothes are not permitted.

Dress Code Policy for females:

  • Women are required to dress modestly, meaning cover your shoulders and knees. Sleeveless shirts or short dresses/skirts are not permitted.
  • All shirts and tops should cover the chest.
  • Females should wear head coverings and abaya while entering and exiting the male campus and during meetings with male faculty and students.

Disciplinary action:

Any violation of the dress code policy by any employee or student will be subject to disciplinary action case by case. However, minor breaches of the policy will be dealt with in an informal manner.