Students are required to wear approved scrub brands and colors. Scrubs are approved for D-4 and D-3 students. D-2 students may request approval to wear scrubs for pre-clinical settings.
Approved College of Dentistry Scrub Colors Pre-Doctoral: scheme is:
Class of 2024-Royal, Class of 2025-Ceil, Class of 2026-Navy, Class of 2027-Royal.
Students' clinical scrubs brand and style must be approved through the Office of Student Activities and Programs
Postdoctoral Residents: Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry: Black
AEGD: Selected Annually
Dental Hygiene: Selected Annually
Students' white coat instructions:
A. D2-D4, DH4, Postdoctoral Coats
Worn by D2, D3, D4, DH4, Postdoctoral Residents
received during a ceremony held in the summer
immediately preceding Fall of year 2. D2 scrubs are also ordered immediately preceding Fall of D2 year.
B. D1 and DH3 Coats - D1 attire for Fall and Spring is business casual as outlined in the student policy manual.
Students' White Coats should be hip-length.
Instructions for Ordering a D1/DH3 Daily White Coat:
***Daily coats may be ordered from HU Bookstore
or the vendor listed in the links provided.
Coat Embroidery - Choose The Following:
Number of Lines: 3
Font Style: Roman Script
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*
*You must register with Medelita using your Howard University email in order to purchase.