Clinical Attire

Students are required to wear approved scrub brands and colors.  Below is the link for approved scrubs.  All Class levels, please refer to your student policy manual regarding proper attire. 

Approved College of Dentistry Scrub Colors Pre-Doctoral: scheme is:

Class of 2023- Navy; Class of 2024-Royal; Class of 2025- Ceil; Class of 2026-Navy, Repeat...

Postdoctoral Residents: Black

Hygiene: Selected Annually


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Students' white coat instructions:

A. D2-D4, DH4, Postdoctoral Coats 

Worn by D2, D3, D4, DH4, Postdoctoral Residents


B. D1 and DH3 Coats -receive white coats during a 

ceremony held in the summer immediately preceding

Fall of year 2.  D1 attire for Fall and Spring is business

casual as outlined in the student policy manual. D1 scrubs are also ordered during the summer immediately preceding Fall of D2 year.


Students' White Coats should be hip length.

Instructions for Ordering a Daily White Coat:

***Daily coats may be ordered from HU Bookstore

or a vendor of the student's choosing.


Coat Embroidery - Choose The Following

Embroidery Options: Name Embroidery

Number of Lines: 2

Font Style: Monotype Corsiva Font

Thread Color: Navy Blue

Placement: Left Chest

First Name Last Name (Middle initial optional)

College of Dentistry

*Please note, student's embroidered name must match

 name listed on Academic Roster

*Emblem placement is after D2/DH3 year and presented during the White Coat Ceremony


D2-D3/DH3/DH4/Faculty Coat Embroidery 

                Follow tab to the Medelita Howard University store.

                Emblem and name customizations are included.

*You must register with Medelita using your Howard University email in order to purchase. 

student discount available! Use on Medelita checkout page